Poetic Devices Finder

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Track the poetic elements in any text with a guided reading worksheet. Kids note examples of consonance, alliteration, onomatopoeia, repetition, rhyme, and rhythm when reading a poem or story, and provide a short explanation as to why they believe their example is representative of each particular device.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use with poetry, literature, or a learner's own writing
  • A great addition to your figurative language unit, or when discussing poetic devices
  • Have kids create their own poems based on the examples they find in the text
Classroom Considerations

  • Space is a little small for longer examples or explanations
Pros

  • Versatile for any text in your curriculum
  • Provides opportunities for kids to not only identify the device they find, but to provide rationale for their interpretation
  • Comes with a version in rich text format for easy printing, as well as the PDF
Cons

  • None
Common Core