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Second Grade (Grade 2) Poetry Questions

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Grade 2 Poetry CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.2.4
What type of rhyme is being used when there is a rhyming of words within a line of poetry?
  1. exact rhyme
  2. slant rhyme
  3. end rhyme
  4. internal rhyme
Grade 2 Books CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.2.1
Which is NOT a place the speaker has books?
  1. Bunk bed
  2. Chair
  3. Refrigerator
  4. Couch
Grade 2 Books CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.2.1
The speaker has enough books.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 2 Poetry
What is a poem?

A poem is a series of verses written to express the feelings or thoughts of the poet and/or create thoughts and feelings in the reader

All Poems ContainSome Poems Contain

line breaks

white space


at least one stanza





figurative language

multiple stanzas
Grade 2 Books CCSS: CCRA.R.5, RL.2.5
What do the wavy, italicized lines represent?
  1. Books the speaker has read
  2. Titles of new books
  3. Subjects of books
  4. People the speaker knows
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What is the mood of the poem? How does it make you feel?
Grade 2 Poetry
Title of the poem:
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Read two poems of your choice.

Compare and contrast the two poems using the poetry terms that were introduced: Rhyme, Rhythm, Repetition, Metaphor, Simile, Onomatopoeia and Personification.

Poem 1 Title:Poem 2 Title:
Metaphor and Simile
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My favorite line from the poem:
Grade 2 Poetry
Picture of the Poem:

Grade 2 Books CCSS: CCRA.R.3, RL.2.3
What is the speaker's favorite thing to do?
Grade 2 Poetry
Author of the poem:
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Two words from the poem that rhyme:


Grade 2 Books CCSS: CCRA.R.1, RL.2.1
Are you like the speaker of the poem? Explain.
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