We found 109 resources with the concept literary terms
Reading Literature: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th
Looking for resources that model how to address specific Common Core Standards for reading literature in grades 11 and 12? Then check out this collection. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 11th and 12th grade literature addressed by the resource.
From Once Upon a Time to Denouement
6th - 8th
Literary analysis is so much more than comprehension questions about the story! Learn about the elements of a story with activities and lessons designed for middle schoolers, complete with important literary terms for specific books and more general assignments.
The House on Mango Street Activity Pack
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Enrich a unit on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros with a selection of related activities. The packet contains nine activities that go from pre-reading through wrapping up the novel. Young readers work on studying author's...
The Great Gatsby: Figurative Language
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars." The figurative language found in the first four chapters of The Great Gatsby comes under scrutiny in an activity that...
Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
8th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet. Although designed for gifted learners, the...
Synecdoche vs. Metonymy: Definitions
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Ask your class to lend their ears, and eyes, to a short video that defines and offers examples of synecdoche and metonymy. Whether it be brand names like Kleenex® and Band-aids® that have come to stand for all the products in a category,...
Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Illusions and allusions certainly sound similar but there is a world of difference in their meanings. The narrator of this short video distinguishes between these terms, defines them, and offers examples that are sure to engage viewers....
Understanding Figurative Language: "A Leopard Can't Change His Spots"
5 mins 5th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Idioms are the focus a short video that shows viewers how to use context clues to determine meaning. Learners first image the picture the idiom creates, then examine context clues, and finally, they illustrate the idiom. The presentation...
Understanding Figurative Language: "Take Under One's Wing"
4 mins 7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Are your learners tearing their hair out trying to understand idioms? Blow their minds with a short video that models how to use context clues to find the sense in the syntax. Rather than looking at the meaning of each individual word,...