Figurative Language in Toni Morrison's "A Mercy"

In order to read and respond to Toni Morrison's A Mercy in this figurative-language instructional activity, students discuss the differences between a literal and a figurative interpretation of a text.  They explore figures of speech using a Visual Thesaurus, and keep a log of figurative language used by Morrison throughout the text.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Reading: Literature
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2009