These user-friendly worksheets can be utilized in whole class, small group, or independent practice as an introduction to poetry or figurative language. References include familiar poets with topics ranging from animals to silliness. Geared toward upper elementary through middle school (4th - 8th grades). Page 1 gives examples as well as quick-skill practice boxes. Page 2 encourages students to write their own forms of rhyme, simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole.
Middle School educator for 26 years. I've taught most subject areas: Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Math, Advisory, Journalism, Yearbook and Art. I've also tutored students in grades K-8 in a variety of subjects.