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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Poetry Questions

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Grade 6 :: Poetry by skyebomb
'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 :: Poetry by skyebomb
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 :: Poetry by sprince
"Clink went the keys into the bucket" is an example of:
  1. oxymoron
  2. simile
  3. metaphor
  4. onomatopoeia
Grade 6 :: Poetry by phillipjreese
"Simple Sally sold singluar silvers" is an example of:
  1. a metaphor
  2. alliteration
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. haiku
Grade 6 :: Poetry by sprince
"That painting is pretty ugly" is an example of:
  1. oxymoron
  2. personification
  3. hyperbole
  4. simile
Grade 6 :: Poetry by shaires3b
The definition of "free verse" is...
  1. a poem with no pattern or consistent rhyme
  2. a five-line poem each line has a specific function and number of words
  3. two lines that rhyme and express a complete thought
  4. four lines of poetry with a rhyming pattern AABB or ABCB
Grade 6 :: Poetry by nreid
An Irish form of poetry that consists of 5 lines:
  1. Haiku
  2. Cinquain
  3. Limerick
  4. Ballad
Grade 6 :: Poetry by shaires3b
A "haiku" is...
  1. a five-line humerous 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
Grade 6 :: Poetry by shaires3b
A "cinquain" is...
  1. a five-line humerous poem
  2. four lines of poetry with a rhyming pattern
  3. a five-line poem with a specific number of words in each line
  4. a poem that tells a story
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