Students learn what allusions are AND two strategies for interpreting unknown allusions: CONTEXT and RESEARCH. The class is shown several examples on the PowerPoint to discuss. There are opportunities within the lesson to brainstorm ideas for other likely references.
Reading Interactive Notebook: Literature Activities | Literary Elements
LITERARY DEVICES in Pop Culture (video clips included.great host) WHAT A FIND! Love the psych clip at the beginning.not loving the "Shake it like a Polaroid picture" for my fourth graders at the end though.
Patrick Barkham’s guide to Britain’s Neptune Coast teems with characters, history and literary allusion
Figurative language escape room activity
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE ESCAPE ROOM ACTIVITY: Help your students understand figurative language with this highly-engaging interactive escape room / break out activity! The activity focusses on the following terms: metaphor, simile, alliteration, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, oxymoron, pun, idiom, and allusion.
FRANKENSTEIN UNIT - Complete with no prep for you. * NEW -New Characterization Activity added This unit has been created with the teacher in mind. The material is geared toward senior students with a focus on the construction of arguments.
Page Turners: Teaching Literature & Fiction Skills