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Zoom-In: Walt Whitman's "Butterfly"
Middle schoolers create an image and a poem about it, using at least one poetic device. In this Zoom-In: Walt Whitman's "Butterfly" activity, students watch a PowerPoint that shows the relationship between visual arts and linguistic...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Introduction To Literary Analysis
Explore the fascinating ways in which authors use specific literary devices to create interesting and realistic texts. Using non-fiction articles with the subject of rogue waves, an excerpt from The Perfect Storm, by Sebastian Junger,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Figures of Speech: A Midsummer Night's Dream
High school readers analyze figures of speech in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream with support from a two-page worksheet. They respond to four multi-step questions regarding the use of metaphors, similes, hyperbole, and irony in...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
The Search for Similes, Metaphors, and Idioms
Play around with figurative language in an interactive PowerPoint with a Winnie-the-Pooh theme! Review definitions of similes, metaphors, and idioms. Then, learners answer 15 multiple-choice questions where they must decide what type of...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
ELD Lesson Planner: Friend and Foe
From fishing to forest fires, this lesson plan includes all kinds of scenarios for you to discuss with your ELD students. Three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Salmon Summer," "Wildfires," and "Skylark") help beginning, intermediate, and...
4th English Language Arts
The Kid in the Red Jacket by Barbara Park
Covering author's craft, literary devices, and figurative language, a 20-page resource on Barbara Park's The Kid in the Red Jacket is a great way to help your learners understand all elements of the book. Designed for an individual...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Love That Dog and Hate That Cat Teacher's Guide
This teaching guide for Love That Dog and Hate That Cat includes suggestions for how to integrate Sharon Creech's books into a poetry unit, as well as writing activities, discussion questions, and tips for making poetry accessible to all...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts