Tanka Poems: Lesson for Kids


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How many total syllables does a tanka poem have?

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1. This is the flag of the country that tanka poems originally came from. What country's flag is this?

2. To write a tanka poem you must know how to count syllables. How many syllables does the word 'enjoy' have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple-choice poetry quiz will ask you five questions about a special type of poem called a tanka poem. You'll be asked how may syllables this type of poem has and what country it comes from.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Know how many syllables a tanka poem has
  • Recognize the flag of the country where tanka poems come from
  • Understand how many syllables the word 'enjoy' has
  • Name types of imagery from sample sentences

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about tanka poems tell how many syllables they have
  • Reading comprehension - take away important facts from the tanka poems lesson
  • Information recall - remember what you know about the country where tanka poems come from

Additional Learning

Check out Tanka Poems: Lesson for Kids to see more examples of this type of poetry. Studying this lesson will help you:

  • Learn tanka poetry rules
  • Understand the difference between haiku poems and tanka poems
  • Define the term 'literary device'