Year 5 Poetry and plays worksheets by Subject
Help your child explore books and language with TheSchoolRun's Book reviews activity pack, a huge collection of reading comprehension and creative writing resources for Year 1 to Year 6.
Challenge your KS2 child to a Shakespearean wordsearch. Can they find the titles of 14 of the Bard's famous plays hidden in the wordsearch grid?
A free verse poem is one that does not follow any rhyme scheme or have a particular structure – you’re free to write any way you want! Read this poem out loud then talk to an adult about your first impressions of it.
In this worksheet, your child can complete a poem about snow by filling in the blanks. Repeat the exercise to come up with a few different poems.
This worksheet will give your child a starting point from which to write an imaginative poem. Encourages thinking about interesting description and text layout.
A worksheet to encourage children to generate similes and then organise them into a poem.
This worksheet encourages children to look at a piece of prose and improve it with their own phrases, before transforming the prose into a poem.
This worksheet shows children how to structure a haiku and then gives them prompts on how to write their own.
A worksheet encouraging children to think of ideas and then structure them into an acrostic poem.
A worksheet encouraging children to read a limerick and think about its structure, then structure their own limerick.
A worksheet giving prompts for children to think and write about the setting, structure and language of their favourite poem.
Use this worksheet to think of ingredients for a spell. This activity encourages children to write an imaginative poem and set their words and pictures out in an eye-catching way.
A sheet encouraging children to choose a theme and then write three haikus that share this theme.
Children are encouraged to read these haikus and then think about the way haikus are structured.
Examples of three haikus. Children are encouraged to read them and work out what they are about and what the common theme is.