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13 resources with the keyterm literary device

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Poetry Portfolio

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Wrap up your poetry unit with a portfolio. This resource includes specific requirements for the presentation and content of a portfolio. Writers include examples of literary devices, write six original poems, and conduct a study of a...
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What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Metaphors, the definition of, types of, and examples of, are the subject of a short video that models for viewers this grand poobah of literary terms. Colorful images and animations are used to illustrate the connections between...
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learn all about hyperbole with this quick PowerShow presentation. The nine slides are packed full with clear examples, and there are opportunities for the audience to create some examples of their own. It's quick and informative! 
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Metaphor & Simile in Song

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
After studying metaphors in written text, transfer your learners' knowledge to song! Have each learner bring in a song that uses metaphors and/or similes, and play these examples for the class. Can the other learners identify the...
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Assessing Onomatopoeia

For Teachers 8th - 12th
High schoolers demonstrate their comprehension of onomatopoeia using various processes. They read the poems provided and write down the onomatopoetic words from each. Then they write the sound that the words described, and complete each...
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Similar Similes

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Investigate with your class how similes are figures of speech that use the words as and like as visual terms. They use this knowledge to complete a worksheet where they write some similes of their own. Be sure to download the attached...
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Prepositional Phrases

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Identify prepositional phrases in this conventions lesson, which prompts high schoolers to explore the lyrics of given songs. Working in groups, they compose poems containing prepositional phrases. They study pictures with poems and...
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The Sounds of Summer: Onomatopoeia

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Readers brainstorm onomatopoetic words. They will discuss onomatopoetic words to then write poems concerning the sounds of summer. In the end, they will share their poems with the class.
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Collaborating on Flashback

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore a flashback in a story with readers. They will read a story, identify the flashback in the story, then evaluate how the flashback is used. Using the NoteFolio, students analyze the meaning and merit of a flashback in a story....
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On the Hunt: Understanding Figurative Language

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young writers hunt for examples of figurative language in their reading. The hunt requires pupils to cite  their sources, record a quoted example for each type of figurative language, and an explanation of what they think the examples...
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Allusion: Nikki Giovanni's "The Beep Beep Poem"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Readers quick-write in response to your read aloud of Nikki Giovanni's "The Beep Beep Poem." After a discussion of allusion, they identify references in the poem and analyze their effect. Parts of the resource are intended for...
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Assessing Flashback

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students develop examples of flashback in their own individual writing. In this language arts lesson, students write an original story that incorporates the literary device flashback. Students also assess each other's work by exchanging...
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Personification Poster

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this personification worksheet, students read the examples of personification. Students then write down some of their own personification ideas.