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Details, Details, Details
Writing can become one-dimensional if authors don't involve all their senses. First, scholars observe a strange object which, ideally, they can touch and even smell. Without using certain words (you can create a list or have the class...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Wizard of Earthsea: Figurative Language
Examine figurative language through the words of Ursula K. Le Guin in her novel A Wizard of Earthsea. The fifth lesson plan in a series of ten, the steps listed here ask pupils to go back into the text and find a striking sentence to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Figurative Language in Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare was such a talented writer, but why? It must be his use of figurative language, blended with his clever, twisting plots. This activity focuses on his use of metaphor, simile, personification, oxymoron, and hyperbole within...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 12 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 6
New ReviewThe final lesson in this narrative writing unit asks class members to craft a multi-paragraph essay in which they reflect on the structural elements Leslie Marmon Silko employs in her "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit."
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using 5 Senses to Describe Details
Should your young writers use more sensory details in their writing? Encourage class members to incorporate similes and metaphors to their poetic writing with a packet of worksheets focused on figurative language. Class members complete...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Digital Life 102
Catch your pupils' attention by starting class with a quiz about digital media! After going over their answers with a partner, individuals compose similes about the role of digital media in their lives and share these with the class....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Where the Red Fern Grows Chapter 1 Worksheet
Break down Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls into manageable chunks by focusing on plot points and literary elements in specific chapters. This resource is all about the first chapter, and asks pupils to use complete sentences to...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Pictures in Words: Poems of Tennyson and Noyes
Young scholars examine how Tennyson and Noyes use words to paint vivid pictures. They read and analyze two poems, complete an online scavenger hunt, complete a worksheet, and write examples of alliteration, personification, metaphor,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts