Figurative Language for Edgar Allen Poe

Are your classes weary of dreary worksheets? Are the learners nearly napping? Thrill them, fill them with delight with an interactive activity that asks them to identify the figurative language Edgar Allen Poe uses to add horror and suspense to his tales. Pupils will be sad or uncertain nevermore for the activity relevancy bores (or bares).

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Before beginning the worksheets, review the different literary devices by projecting a list of terms and having class members offer examples of each
Classroom Considerations
  • The interactive version of the worksheet presumes class members have access to internet-connected devices
Pros
  • The worksheet can be completed online or with paper and pencil
  • Students must identify the literary techniques used as well as explain how they came to that conclusion
Cons
  • None