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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Poetic Devices Questions

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Grade 6 Poetic Devices
In poetry, meaning can be emphasized by
  1. crafting the poem in the shape of the main idea.
  2. capitalizing certain words or phrases.
  3. breaking the poem up into stanzas.
  4. all of the above.
Grade 6 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.6.5
What do the following stanzas have in common?

There was a dog named Cat.
He always wore a blue hat.

People made fun of him,
so he changed his name to Jim.
  1. They both have internal rhyme schemes
  2. They both contain examples of alliteration
  3. They both have external rhyme schemes
  4. They both contain examples of onomatopoeia
Grade 6 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.6.5
'Once by the Pacific' by Robert Frost

The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in.

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem...
  1. makes the waves seem human
  2. compares the waves to one another
  3. exaggerates the size of the waves
  4. makes the reader hear the waves
Grade 6 Poetic Devices CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.6.5
Measure of rhythm within poetry is:
  1. ballad
  2. sonnet
  3. meter
  4. rhyme scheme
Grade 6 Poetic Devices
Grade 6 Poetic Devices
Grade 6 Poetic Devices
A "haiku" is...
  1. a five-line humorous poem
  2. a five-line poem with a specific number of words in each line
  3. a poem that tells a story
  4. a three-line poem with five syllables in the first and third line
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