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Figurative Language: Farenheit 451
Readers analyze figurative language in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 with four text examples from part two. They identify each example as simile, metaphor, or personification, and analyze the comparison that was made. Resource includes definitions of each figure of speech.
9th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 162 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Setting the Tone with Figurative Language
Explore figurative language with your secondary class. Extending a language arts unit, the lesson plan prompts middle schoolers to examine how an author's word choice establishes a story's tone, possibly using metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and personification.
8th Language Arts 312 Views 1816 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Second graders recognize personification in texts. In this personification lesson, 2nd graders discuss figurative language and how characters can be given human-like qualities. Students read a story and write down examples they have seen from other texts.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Identifying Figurative Language #1
For this identifying types of figurative language worksheet, students read sentences and phrases, determine if they are similes, metaphors, hyperboles, personifications, or a combination, identify the type/s and write an explanation of their answers.
4th - 6th Language Arts 188 Views 1521 Downloads
Students interpret figurative language. In this language instructional activity, students are read the poem "I Love the Look of Words" by Maya Angelou and are to find examples of hyperbole and personification in the poem. Students then rotate among three small groups to complete activities that practice interpreting figurative language.
4th - 5th Language Arts 41 Views 292 Downloads
Language Arts: Stylistic Devices
Students are able to define given literary terms, such as metaphor, simile, imagery, personification, symbolism, etc. They are able to identify the use of literary elements in a given text. Students are able to interpret weather conditions from textual clues and recreate setting.
9th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 45 Downloads
Reading the Play
Students read the play "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare. In groups, they identify the instances of similes, metaphors and personification. They use the Internet to compare and contrast the events in the play with historical facts. To end the lesson, they hold a mock trial to examine Brutus' innocence or guilt.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 112 Downloads
In 1856 Congressman Preston Brooks of South Carolina beat Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts over the head with a cane. This event, which highlighted the acrimonious debate over the expansion of slavery, is the focus of a paper written from the point of view of the cane.
5th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 47 Downloads
Introduce your class to basic figurative language. The presentation covers simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia. Learners can take notes and complete the practice activities included in the slide show. Particular emphasis is put on metaphor.
7th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 27 Downloads
Test Review Sheet:
Though this assignment addresses two specific stories, the vocabulary and literary terms would be useful for any literary analysis lesson. Use the learning exercise as a quiz or homework assignment to study characterization (dynamic and static) and personification, as well as adjective, adverb, and noun clauses.
8th Language Arts 20 Views 129 Downloads
Figures of Speech Quotes and Examples
Providing several examples of figures of speech, such as irony, paradox, and personification, this presentation could complement your lecture on pragmatic humor or humor in writing. Examples from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and several quotes from (and about) Albert Einstein help to make the point clear.
12th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What a helpful resource! This presentation could be used to review literary terms in the classroom. Learners view a series of slides defining the meaning of terms, such as personification, imagery, similes, metaphors, and alliteration. It could be used before tests, as a center activity, and more.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Go Figure! Poetic Devices
Introduce your class to poetic devices. The slide show includes information about imagery, simile, metaphor, alliteration, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, and idioms. Links to additional PowerPoints and an online quiz are included at the end.
6th - 9th Language Arts 15 Views 28 Downloads
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 23 Views 55 Downloads
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Mixing Words and Pictures
Create meaningful illustrations to accompany stories in a web-based art and literacy lesson. The class takes a virtual "art safari" with the Museum of Modern Art and then discusses how illustrations contribute to meaning. Individuals write and illustrate a story about an animal that includes examples of fact and personification.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 26 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 1: Figurative Language
The story Once in a Blue Moon by Nicola Morgan is full of figurative language. Second graders choose one idiom from the story and create an illustration of its meaning. Handouts and structured vocabulary practice is included with the lesson plan.
2nd Language Arts 48 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed