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Plath, Personification, and Figurative Language in "Mirror"
What will your class members see in Sylvia Plath's "Mirror"? After reading the poem, learners engage in a Socratic seminar prompted by the provided questions. Individuals then create an illustration, focusing on the personification and figurative language in the poem, and share their interpretations with the class.
11th - 12th Language Arts 43 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fifth graders define personification. In this language arts lesson, 5th graders read several examples of personification and discuss why they are examples of personification. Students read poetry and underline any examples of personification they can find.
5th Language Arts 20 Views 53 Downloads
New Review Figurative Language Packet
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 provides several activities for kids to practice their skills.
6th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Review of Personification and Alliteration
Students study personification and alliteration in various fiction texts. In this literary devices lesson, students use various texts to identify the literary devices of personification and alliteration. Students use examples of both devices in an original sentence and create an illustration for personification.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 11 Views 86 Downloads
Review of Personification and Alliteration
Students review personification and alliteration. In this literary devices instructional activity, students use personification and alliteration in a sentence. Students draw a picture reflecting personification.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 179 Downloads
Use of Personification and Imagery in Poetry
A reading of Theodore Roethke’s dark "Root Cellar" and Sylvia Plath’s more abstract "Mirror" launches a discussion of imagery and personification in poetry. After finding examples of personification in the poems, class members craft sentences using personification.
8th Language Arts 5 Views 18 Downloads
Young readers listen to the story The Three Little Pigs, and discuss what abnormal characteristics the pigs and the wolf have. They relate these characteristics to personification, and practice writing sentences using personification.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 4 Views 99 Downloads
Students create a clay object in which they are to personify. They use their own personal experiences to help the viewer imagine what it would be like to be that particular object. They also watch videos of fables to help them with personification.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 57 Downloads
Fifth graders read opening pargraphs in their books and discuss with their peers the meaning of personification. They then identify three instances in the poem "Desert Tortoise" of similarities between humans and animals citing references in the poem and changing some of the words to complete with personification.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Metaphors, Personifications, Similes, and Hyperboles
Fourth graders discuss prior knowledge of the terms simile, hyperbole, metaphor, and personification. They then listen to the definitions of each and write a hyperbole, personification, simile, and metaphor to describe a Mr. Potato Head doll to make him more interesting.
4th Language Arts 19 Views 152 Downloads
Goddesses are Personifications Too!
Students analyze the use of personification in classical Greek art and the Neoclassical period. In this Neoclassical art lesson, students discuss the cultural values reflected in classical and Neoclassical. Students define a core value and pick something to personify in art.
8th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Personification in Fables
Fifth graders define personification. They give examples following this lesson. Students identify elements of fiction and nonfiction and support by referencing the text to determine the plot development, author's choice of words and use of figurative language (personification, flashback) and tone.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Young writers discover that personification is when a writer gives an object the qualities of a person. After practicing identifying personification in many of the slides, individuals compose their own poem that uses this technique. They pair-up and read their poems to each other.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 4 Views 56 Downloads