Poetry Activities | Poetry Terms Puzzles for Elements of Poetry, Types of Poems

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2nd - 5th
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These puzzles are a fun, interactive poetry activity that are great to use as part of a reading center, in guided reading groups, for poetry month, or as an early finisher activity, or as independent poetry vocabulary practice! The vocabulary terms include include elements of poetry and types of poetry.

These 32 poetry terms, student-friendly definitions, and images can also be found as part of the Poetry Word Wall and are described in more detail in the Poetry Anchor Charts & Student Notebook Sheets.

Terms Included:

  • poetry
  • poet
  • rhyme
  • rhyme scheme
  • stanzas
  • line
  • refrain
  • accent/stress
  • rhythm
  • meter
  • couplet
  • tercet
  • quatrain
  • quintain
  • alliteration
  • assonance
  • consonance
  • sonnet
  • haiku
  • ballad
  • limerick
  • acrostic poem
  • free verse
  • diamante
  • bio poem
  • cinquain
  • "I am" poem
  • shape poem
  • ode
  • tone
  • mood
  • theme

More Reading and Writing Resources:

Reading Anchor Charts & Student Notebook Sheets

Reading and Writing Visuals MegaBundle

Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers

Nonfiction Text Features Gallery Walk

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19 pages
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