Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

156 resources with the concept personification

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
How to paint a watercolor and ink flower bouquet | Watercolor Flower Painting Video
6:54
How to paint a watercolor and ink flower...
Defining Gravity Video
3:11
Defining Gravity
Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt Video
5:34
Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt
Other Resource Types (156)
+
76 Items in Curriculum Set
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Core Knowledge Kindergarten ELA Curriculum

For Teachers K Standards
A kindergarten ELA curriculum designed by the Core Knowledge Foundation is comprised of a series of 12 read-aloud units. Each unit takes 3 weeks to complete and consists of several lessons following a common routine of introducing,...
+
32 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Lord of the Flies Unit

For Teachers 9th Standards
The lessons in the Lord of the Flies Unit examine the dystopian novel as a microcosm for society. Pupils listen to an interview with William Golding as he elaborates on his rationale for selecting a remote island populated with only...
+
15 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Beyond Rosa Parks: Powerful Voices for Civil Rights and Social Justice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The lessons in the "Beyond Rosa Parks: Powerful Voices for Civil Rights and Social Justice" unit module introduce young historians to four African-American women who made significant contributions to the modern civil rights movement....
+
15 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

AP Poetry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Ten resources make up the AP Poetry Unit Module. The first resource, designed for instructors, provides an overview of and links to all materials required for a four-week poetry unit. Next, a 27-slide presentation introduces scholars to...
+
Unit Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Fables and Stories Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewA read-aloud anthology focuses on fables. Over three weeks, first graders listen to various stories and then participate in lessons that cover story elements, including plot, characters, setting, and personification and explore...
+
Unit Plan
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Nursery Rhymes and Fables Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers K Standards
A 206-page kindergarten anthology offers various nursery rhymes and fables. Each lesson covers a different reading and examines a concept that best relates to the rhyme or fable. Lessons begin with an introduction to the reading, go into...
+
Unit Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

I Didn’t Know that was Poetry

For Teachers 8th Standards
Poetry or prose? That is the question facing middle schoolers as they begin a month-long poetry unit by examining the characteristics that differentiate poetry and prose writing. Pupils learn about poetic devices and different types of...
+
Website
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Twelfth Night

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Whether you choose to include Twelfth Night in your course or whether Shakespeare's comedy has been thrust upon you, be not afraid to incorporate an interactive resource into your study of Shakespeare's tale of loss, love, and identity....
+
eBook
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

A Selection of Stories from The Æsop for Children

For Students K - 8th Standards
Read and incorporate a variety of Aesop's Fables into a fable genre study with an eBook produced by the Library of Congress. The interactive eBook contains 146 fables written by Aesop and includes colorful interactive illustrations by...
+
Lesson Plan
2
In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Magical Musical Tour: Using Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Language arts learners don't need a lecture about poetry; they listen to poetry every day on the radio! Apply skills from literary analysis to famous songs and beautiful lyrics with a lesson about literary devices. As class...
+
Handout
3
In 3 Collections
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Figurative Language Packet

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A definitive resource for your figurative language unit includes several worksheets and activities to reinforce writing skills. It addresses poetic elements such as simile and metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and idioms, and...
+
Unit Plan
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Illuminated Poetry

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Robert Frost's "Nothing Gold Can Stay" serves as a model for a poetry analysis activity. The whole class critiques the sample and then groups select a poem and prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which they illustrate how their poet...
+
Lesson Planet Article
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Explore Literary Devices in Popular Lyrics

For Teachers Pre-K - 9th
Bring literary devices to life by listening to popular song clips and studying their lyrics.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Poetry Shopping Spree

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scholars demonstrate the ability to evaluate authors' use of literary elements such as metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, and onomatopoeia. They are provided with a checklist and must shop for poems that contain the poetry terms...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

My Love Is Like Figurative Language: Figurative Language in Romeo and Juliet

For Teachers 9th Standards
New ReviewMy love is like an anaconda. Huh? Scholars investigate similes, metaphors, hyperbole, and personification used by writers to express feelings. They examine lyrics from songs and lines from Romeo and Juliet and consider how the use of...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Where I'm From: Poetry

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
New ReviewWe carry memories of where we're from; tweens and teens can capture these memories by first listening to several memory poems and then crafting their own. They analyze literary devices other poets use, brainstorm a list of images they...
+
Lesson Plan
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Lord of the Flies Unit, Lesson 1: I'm A Survivor

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
What three readily available things would you grab in case of an emergency? That's the question that launches a unit study of William Golding's The Lord of the Flies. After sharing their choices, class members read Golding's rationale...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Criminal Motivations: Irony and Characterization In "The Cask Of Amontillado"

For Teachers 9th Standards
Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Cask of Amontillado" is a bit of a puzzle. Critics have long debated Montresor's motives for killing Fortunato. Young scholars examine examples of the three types of irony (verbal, dramatic, and...
+
Lesson Plan
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Maya Angelou

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Maya Angelou's poem, "Still I Rise", offers young scholars an opportunity to consider how poets use literary devices to create powerful messages. After a close reading and discussion of the poem, class members reflect on how they can...
+
Worksheet
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Poetry Explication Sheet

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Crafting a sound analysis and interpretation of a poem requires paying attention to specific elements and devices used by the poet. A Poetry Explication Sheet asks readers to make notes on particular aspects of a poem and find examples...
+
Handout
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Poetry

For Students 11th - 12th
Provide high school scholars preparing for the AP Literature exam with a list of terms they need to know about poetry. The list, which includes definitions and examples of types of poems, concepts, and vocabulary, is a handy reference.
+
Unit Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Classroom Activities for The Odyssey by Homer

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A 15-page packet details three activities designed to engage scholars in Homer's The Odyssey. As they read, pupils use a graphic organizer to record examples of several literary terms found in The Odyssey and contemporary culture. Groups...
+
Unit Plan
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

AP Poetry Unit

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Designed for instructors, this first resource in a series of 10 provides an overview of and links to all materials required for a four-week poetry unit.
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Teach This Poem: "My Skeleton" by Jane Hirshfield

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Jane Hirshfield's poem "My Skeleton" asks readers to pause and think about the amazing, often taken-for-granted structure that protects and gives form to human bodies. After observing the human skeleton's image, class members read the...