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Elements of Poetry Workbook

Teach Starter Publishing
Word, PDF | 11 pages | Years: 5 - 6

A workbook to help students explore common elements of poetry.

Use this teaching resource when studying poetry in your classroom.

Students read and explore the poems in the workbook to learn more about the common elements of poetry.

The elements explored in the workbook include:

  • structure, rhyme and rhythm
  • sound devices
  • figurative language
  • idioms.

Answers for teachers are also provided.

A black and white version of this resource is also available for download.

This is one of our top ten most downloaded poetry resources.

Curriculum

  • ACELT1611

    Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odesElaborationsdiscussing how figurative language including simile and metaphor can ...

  • ACELY1698

    Show how ideas and points of view in texts are conveyed through the use of vocabulary, including idiomatic expressions, objective and subjective language, and that these can change according to contextElaborationsidentifying the narrative voice (the ...

  • ACELY1701

    Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsexplaining how the features of a text advocating community action, for example ...

  • ACELY1702

    Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanningElaborationsbringing subject and technical vocabulary and concept knowledge...

  • ACELT1617

    Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verseElaborationsidentifying how language choice and imagery build emotional connection and engagement with th...

  • ACELY1711

    Analyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a textElaborationscomparing the structures and features of different texts, including print and digital sources on similar topics, and evaluating which features be...

  • ACELY1712

    Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadingsElaborationsbringing subject and...

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  • Anne Gibbons
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    This is a great resource - complete and ready to go with answers provided. Great for students to enjoy the poems too!
    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)
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      Thank you for your kind feedback, Anne! I hope your students enjoy the poems!

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