Poems by Roald Dahl: Lesson for Kids


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Which of these sentences is NOT an example of rhyming couplets?

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1. Which of these sentences does NOT contain a simile?

2. In which book did Roald Dahl collect his poetic retellings of six well-known stories?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Roald Dahl was a famous poet known for his clever rhymes. Quiz questions will ask you about Dahl's works and the methods he used to create his poetry

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will check your knowledge of:

  • Rhyming couplets
  • Similes
  • A good adjective to describe a hungry crocodile
  • Example of a sentence by Roald Dahl and what it means
  • Roald Dahl's books and poems

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - demonstrate an ability to define important terms, such as simile and rhyming couplet
  • Problem solving - use what you've learned to solve practice problems involving adjectives
  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about Dahl's poetry

Additional Learning

If you want to know more about this famous author and poet, check out the accompanying lesson entitled Poems by Roald Dahl: Lesson for Kids. Objectives in the lesson include:

  • Study the techniques that Dahl uses in his poetry
  • Analyze some lines from Dahl's poems
  • Examine the poems about fairy tales and observe how they have changed the original story