Poetry Pre-Assessment
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by Erica Robey
| 8 Questions
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Which line from the poem "Wintermelt" tells about flowers blooming?
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In the poem "Wintermelt," words like "bursting" and "breaking" make spring seem like ---
a party
an explosion
a quiet event
a sport
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In "Wintermelt," lines 13-16 are most likely to make the reader feel ---
calm
afraid
curious
excited
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Which rhyme scheme is used in the poem "Canoe"?
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abab
abba
abca
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Lines 9-12 in the poem "Canoe" describe ---
a flight of imagination
an invitation to the reader
an actual event
a plan for summer vacation
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If the poet who wrote "Canoe" had wanted to find another word to use in place of story, which of these sources would have been most helpful?
Encyclopedia
Thesaurus
Dictionary
Atlas
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We can tell that these poems are not free verse because they both have ---
punctuation marks
titles
rhyming words
capital letters
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The poets wrote these poems mostly to ---
explain
persuade
inform
entertain
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