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New K-12 Poems and Question Sets


Kindergarten

"As I Was Going to St. Ives" 
by Anonymous
Common Core Exemplar

 

1st Grade

"Covers"
by Nikki Giovanni
Common Core Exemplar

 

2nd Grade

"Afternoon on a Hill"
by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Common Core Text Exemplar

"The Wind"
by Robert Louis Stevenson

 

3rd Grade

"Stopping by Woods on Snowy Evening"
by Robert Frost  
Common Core Text Exemplar

"Autumn"
by Emily Dickinson  
Common Core Text Exemplar

"Fireflies in the Garden"
by Robert Frost

 

4th Grade

"Dust of Snow"
by Robert Frost
Common Core Text Exemplar

"A Bird Came Down the Walk"
by Emily Dickinson
 Common Core Text Exemplar

"September"
by Helen Hunt Jackson

 

5th Grade

"Casey at the Bat"
by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Common Core Text Exemplar

"The Echoing Green"
by William Blake
Common Core Text Exemplar

"The New Colossus"
by Emma Lazarus
Common Core Text Exemplar

 

6th Grade

"The Road Not Taken"
by Robert Lee Frost
Common Core Text Exemplar

"Wild Goose"
by Curtis Heath

"City Autumn"
by Joseph Moncure March

 

7th Grade

"The Song of Wandering Aengus"
by William Butler Yeats
Common Core Text Exemplar

"The Sheaves"
by Edward Arlington Robinson

"Hope Is the Thing with Feathers"
by Emily Dickinson

 

8th Grade

"Paul Revere's Ride"
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Common Core Text Exemplar

"The Railway Train"
by Emily Dickinson
Common Core Text Exemplar

"If You Were Coming In the Fall"
by Emily Dickinson

 

9th - 10th Grade

"Ozymandias"
by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Common Core Text Exemplar

"Loveliest of Trees"
by A.E. Housman  
Common Core Text Exemplar

"Sonnet 73"
by William Shakespeare
Common Core Text Exemplar

 

11th - 12th Grade

"Because I Could Not Stop for Death"
by Emily Dickinson
Common Core Text Exemplar

"Mending Wall"
by Robert Frost
Common Core Text Exemplar

"Song VII"
by Rabindranath Tagore 
Common Core Text Exemplar