Poetry 6th Grade Mini-test

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Which of these best defines rhyme scheme in poetry?
a regular patter of rhyming words in a poem

In these lines from “Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright,” which word rhymes with shop?They ran a dusty little shopFor bicycle-repairing,And bought each other soda-pop.
pop

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What word BEST describes the tone of “Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright”?
admiration

“My teacher is ten feet tall.

” Which literary device is used?

Hyperbole

“My mama is magic” is an example of which literary device?
Metaphor

Please identify the type of figurative language in the following lines of poetry:”The Willow is like a nymph with streaming hair” (Willow and Ginkgo)
Simile

Which line in “Willow and Ginkgo” contains a simile?
“The willow is like an etching”

Which of the following lines from “Willow and Ginkgo” contains a metaphor?
“The ginkgo is an old bull, leathery and thick.”

Which line from the poem “Willow and Ginkgo” contains alliteration?
“Wherever it grows, there is green and gold”

Which of these is the best example of personification from “Willow and Ginkgo”?
“The willow is a soprano, delicate and thin.”

Title: CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.

I sympathize.He flies away.The “figure” in line 5 refers to

the crow

Title: CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.

A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.I sympathize.He flies away. The imagery in this poem “Crow” creates a mood of(see poem in questions 11)

loneliness

Title: CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.

A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.I sympathize.

He flies away.Which is the best example of alliteration:

Shadow on the shiny snow

CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.I sympathize.

He flies away.What rhymes with “sleek” in stanza 1?

keep

CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.I sympathize.He flies away.

What rhymes with “breeze” in stanza 2?

trees

CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.

I sympathize.He flies away.How many stanzas are in this poem?

three

Title: CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.

He shifts his eyesTo look my way.I sympathize.He flies away.In this poem “Crow” the crow is compared to a

ghost

Title: CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.

I sympathize.He flies away.What is the best paraphrase of the 2nd stanza of the poem:

A creature like an apparition in bare trees, turns his head and listens to the wind.

Title: CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.

A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.I sympathize.He flies away.What is the best summary of the 2nd stanza of the poem:

A crow sits in a tree in winter.

Title: CrowShadow on the shiny snow.Feathers sleek,Darting eye searching. for treasures to keep.A ghost figureIn leafless trees,He shifts his head,Deciphering the breeze.He shifts his eyesTo look my way.I sympathize.He flies away.Which is the best example of personification?
Darting eye searching for treasures to keep.

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