Lesson Plan

Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples

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Illusions and allusions certainly sound similar but there is a world of difference in their meanings. The narrator of this short video distinguishes between these terms, defines them, and offers examples that are sure to engage viewers. Part of a series of videos devoted to literary terms, the films can be used together or separately to address specific situations.

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CCSS: Designed
  • Topical references and animated examples will engage learners
  • A short quiz and the transcript of the video are included in the resource
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  • No follow-up activities are suggested; therefore, extend the lesson by asking groups to identify and explain the allusions in a series of passages
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