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Introducing Metaphors Through Poetry
Students recognize metaphors and similes in the work of Langston Hughes, Margaret Atwood, and Naomi Shihab Nye. For this figurative language lesson, students define and identify examples of metaphors in the poetry of Hughes, Nye, and...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Pictures in Words: Poems of Tennyson and Noyes
Students analyze poems by Tennyson and Noyes. They identify examples of alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification, metaphor, and simile. Students create examples of alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification, metaphor, and simile.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Number the Stars-Figurative Language
Sixth graders read the novel Number The Stars by Lois Lowry with focus on figurative language. They create a Word Document and then use Paint to demonstrate their knowledge of similes and metaphors from the text of the novel Number the...
6th English Language Arts
Can You Feel the Thunder?
Discuss disability awareness and acceptance of people who are different with this resource. After reading the story, Can You Feel the Thunder? by Lynn E. McElfresh, learners talk about metaphors, answer cause and effect questions, and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Two Sides to Every Story
A very thorough resource contains all you'll need (web links, worksheets, and handouts) to teach 7th graders about comparing various historical events, media types, texts, and perspectives. This is a masterful common core lesson that...
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Show Me a Hero, and I Will Write You a Tragedy - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Part 1
A passage from The Great Gatsby is used to launch a series of skill-building activities that can be used to introduce close reading strategies. Groups practice crafting text-dependent questions, theme statements, and conclusions, as...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Direct and Indirect Characterization: A Tale of Two Cities --Mr. Lorry
“Very orderly and methodical he looked, with a hand on each knee, and a loud watch ticking a sonorous sermon under his flapped waistcoat, as though it pitted its gravity and longevity against the levity and evanescence of the brisk...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
More Than Rhyme: Poetry Fundamentals
One of the many challenges in creating a poetry unit is selecting illustrative poems and designing activities to accompany each lesson. Here's a carefully crafted resource that can be used as a poetry unit or the individual lessons can...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Teaching the Short Story - Teacher's Packet
Get your writers going with composing their own short stories by following some or all of the ideas included here. You'll find short lessons and activities, handouts and assignment pages, sample paragraphs and sentences, and all sorts of...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable