We found 77 reviewed resources for oxymoron
Figurative Language in Romeo and JulietLesson Planet
8th - 10th
Shakespeare was such a talented writer, but why? It must be his use of figurative language, blended with his clever, twisting plots. This worksheet focuses on his use of metaphor, simile, personification, oxymoron, and hyperbole within...
Writing a Backwards Poem using "Holes" by Louis SacharLesson Planet
5th - 7th
Introduce your class to verbal irony and oxymorons in this lesson, which prompts them to write a "backwards poem" based on the novel Holes. After reading the first chapter, discuss the use of irony, beginning with the very first...
Poetry Shopping SpreeLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Effective Writing is More Than a Five Paragraph EssayLesson Planet
7th - 9th
Groups become experts in one aspect of the six traits of writing, prepare a PowerPoint presentation, jigsaw, and teach others about their trait. Writers then focus on these traits as they compose a persuasive essay about a person they...
Visual Puns - Paper Mache SculptureLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Explore the pop art movement and create a sculpture in the pop art style based on a visual pun, or play on words. The scholar's work may use humor, allegory, metaphor, or be in the form of a parody. Visual examples are provided, and some...
Figurative LanguageLesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Play a figurative language game! Starting with a review of terms, this presentation quickly launches into a quiz game with hyper-linked answers. Simply click an answer to find out if it's wrong or right. The option to try again is always...
Linguistic Humor and Language PlayLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
By George, there are so many literary devices illustrated here! Help your pupils create interest in their writing by presenting one or two of these literary devices at a time. The slides contain examples and beg participation from the...
OCCUPATIONAL OXYMORON: Examining the Circumstances of the Hidden Working PoorLesson Planet
7th - 11th
Learners use the book, The WorkingPoor, as a basis for this lesson. They state their current understanding of poverty., work in groups to prepare presentations on different aspects of the working poor and give oral presentations.
How Do You Find the Next Terms in an Arithmetic Sequence?Lesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 9th
Common difference? Sounds like an oxymoron. It's a math term used to describe a pattern that may occur between a series of numbers. Watch this video and the instructor will explain what the term means as it is applied to an arithmetic...