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Untitled. Written by: Kathy Foust • edited by: Laurie Patsalides • updated: 1/17/2012 This similes lesson includes a printable worksheet as well as board work to do in the class.

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It's a fun one to add to your repertoire. Teaching What a Simile Is...Teachers, read the following material to your students. Results on ReadWriteThink. Find content from Thinkfinity Partners using a visual bookmarking and sharing tool.

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More Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. Figurative Language Worksheets. Using Mobile Devices to Illustrate Literary Devices. Lesson Plan Preview In this lesson, students review literary devices and then utilize tablets to capture images that represent literary device examples that they have written.

Using Mobile Devices to Illustrate Literary Devices

Using the Trading Card App, the students make trading cards to illustrate their original examples of literary devices. ELA Common Core Lesson Plans. Literary Terms Lesson Plan The good ol’ days of define these literary terms and there’s a quiz on Friday are over.

ELA Common Core Lesson Plans

Inventory: 26 Songs that are just as good as short stories · Inventory. Songs that Tell a Story. Teaching with a Touch of Twang: Figurative Language Through Songs. I'M BACK!!!!

Teaching with a Touch of Twang: Figurative Language Through Songs

Well it's finally happened. Mr. S and I got married on November 2, so that officially makes me Mrs. S!!! Firework%20Katy%20Perry.pdf. VIS__Pop_Songs_with_Fig_Lang__Laura_Levon-3.pdf. Figurative Language in Popular Song Lyrics. ShareThis Poetry is a perfect vehicle for introducing figurative language to students.

Figurative Language in Popular Song Lyrics

However, this type of writing may not be appreciated by all of your students. Songs To Teach Figurative Language. This is on cafepress.com if you’re so nerdy you must own it.

Songs To Teach Figurative Language

I might just be that nerdy. I’m getting ready to start figurative language lessons with my group of second graders. Last year, I used a song or two to help them identify the different types of figurative language. It worked. Figurative language. As I drive MJ and Ian around town, or drive the four blocks to work, I always have the radio on.

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The Language Arts teacher in me hears the figurative language, and if the kids are in the car…I have to shout it out. What is a song with 6 literary devices in it? Songs with poetic devices. Choose a song that has at least three poetic devices.

Songs with poetic devices

List three of them and explain what each is doing in the song – creating a mood like melancholy, sadness, nostalgia, anger, frustration etc. Be specific with your explanation. Seven Songs, Seven Literary Devices — Celebrating the Poetics of Songwriting. So this article idea started with a recent trip to Seattle (yep, for the AWP Conference).

Seven Songs, Seven Literary Devices — Celebrating the Poetics of Songwriting

During the trip, I heard the 90s classic “Lump” by The Presidents of the United States of America no less than 4 times! Considering the song is not on regular rotation on any radio station anywhere these days, I thought that was a fairly interesting coincidence, and by the third time I heard it, I actually started to listen to the lyrics. Lump lingered last in line for brains And the ones she got were sorta rotten and insane Small thing's so sad that birds could land Is lump fast asleep or rockin' out with the band. Us.mensa. 8 Song Lyrics that Use Alliteration - Literary Devices. What is Alliteration? Alliteration is a commonly used style of figurative language that most people don’t even realize they are using! The word “Alliteration” comes from the Latin word “Latira” which means “letters of the alphabet.” This may be because alliteration deals directly with the letters that comprise a phrase and the sounds the words make instead of the words themselves.

It is characterized by a number of words, typically three or more, that have the same first consonant sound fall within the same sentence or phrase. Explore Literary Devices in Popular Lyrics - English Language Arts / Lesson Planet Articles - Lesson Planet Community Forums. I listen to music every chance I get, and my love for this absence of silence began back in high school. Play off your pupils' love for music by bringing music into your classroom to develop their understanding of literary devices83 and the effect they have on the written word. Better yet, prepare this lesson for National Music Week16, celebrated in 2013 from May 5-12. Video: Literary Elements Found in Songs. Learning Literary Terms With Taylor Swift. This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools.

By Kiley Roache, Nazareth High School Whether you’re prepping for the AP Literature exam, or trying to crank out that term paper on “The Great Gatsby,” recognizing and understanding literary terms can be overwhelming. It becomes so easy to mix up “alliteration” and “allusion. " But luckily, you don’t have to spend hours reading Tolstoy in order to see these techniques in action. In fact a lot of them can be found in songs, you know by heart. 1. Definition: Imagery is a word or group of words in a literary work which appeal to one or more of the senses: sight, taste, touch, hearing, and smell, used to intensify the impact of the work.

Taylor’s use: “Losing him was blue, like I’d never known missing him was dark gray, all alone forgetting him was like trying to know somebody you never met but loving him was red,” from “Red. " 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.