Figurative Language: Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Bells”

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Bells, bells, bells abound in a activity designed for Edgar Allan Poe's famous poem "The Bells." Middle schoolers are asked to identify the various poetic devices Poe employs.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals create illustrations for the two verses of the poem
  • The worksheet may be used for group work, as extra practice, or as an assessment
  • Include in your literary unit on Poe, or when focusing on the value of figurative language and descriptive writing
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners should be able to identify alliteration, personification, and onomatopoeia
Pros

  • Includes an answer key
  • Focuses on different aspects of figurative language, making it versatile for your language arts unit
Cons

  • None
Common Core