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.

It's an ALLUSION (Literary, Biblical and Mythological Allusions)

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.

Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ~ Teaching Literary Elements with Common Core Alignment for Grades 4-8. Some Topics: plot, setting, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, internal conflict, external conflict, characterization, point of view, theme, tone and mood, simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, allusion, onomatopoeia, and MORE! See TpT listing for table of contents, CCSS alignment, and samples!

Reading Interactive Notebook: Literature Activities | Literary Elements

Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ~ Teaching Literary Elements with Common Core Alignment for Grades Links to other grade level Reading Notebook packets.

LITERARY DEVICES in Pop Culture (video clips included...great host)  WHAT A FIND!!!

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.

Wow. History worked out perfectly for someone to make this literary allusion. Freaking sweet

The Great Gatsby and that green light. This was more profound than what I was taught Junior year in High School.

This intellectual with a knack for literary allusion. | 38 Parents Who Have Mastered The Art Of Texting

38 Parents Who Have Mastered The Art Of Texting

I left my friggin charger in Dayton. Do you know how worried I've been? Mom I'm sorry. I almost broke the treaty to make sure you were ok. What treaty? Mom are you quoting Twilight at me?

Defines what a literary allusion is. Gives an example of how you would use it.

An allusion is a reference to an event or someone in literature, art, history, the Bible, or other source.

Finding Allusion in Writing by Laura Coughlin on Prezi

Finding Allusion in Writing by Laura Coughlin on Prezi

Dramatic Irony Definition: Irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the literary work. Example: Throughout most of The Lion King, Simba mopes around feeling guilty for his father’s death, unaware (as the audience is) that Scar actually killed Mufasa.

16 Fancy Literary Techniques Explained By Disney

Dramatic Irony ~ 16 Fancy Literary Techniques Explained By Disney (such as allusion, foreshadowing, theme, and breaking the fourth wall)

The English Wife and Seven of her Literary Allusions Explained #Book #Books #Literature #Historical #Shakespeare #WhiskersOnKittens

The English Wife and Seven of her Literary Allusions Explained #Book #Books #Literature #Historical #Shakespeare #WhiskersOnKittens

Circe...tattoo inspiration...love position and the sun burst in the back (possible framing)

Circé - héliogravure - Louis Chalon - 1888 in Divers by Mysterious Artemisia

Patrick Barkham’s guide to Britain’s Neptune Coast teems with characters, history and literary allusion

Coastlines review – accessible and poignant

Patrick Barkham’s guide to Britain’s Neptune Coast teems with characters, history and literary allusion

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.

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.

This unit has been created with the teacher in mind. The material is geared toward senior students with a focus on argumentation and good construction of arguments. It also teaches the importance of historical context as well as literary allusion in the development of themes.

Frankenstein Unit (No prep)

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.

The Literary Maven: Page Turners: Teaching Literature & Fiction Skills {4/29}

Page Turners: Teaching Literature & Fiction Skills

This blog article by Bespoke ELA contains a list of poems to teach the following devices:  alliteration, allusion, anaphora, antithesis, assonance, consonance, epistrophe, imagery, metaphor, parallel structure, personification, rhetorical question, and simile.  Excellent for writing workshop in and close reading in grades 6-12/ middle school and high school English Language Arts.  by Bespoke ELA

Poetry for Writing Workshop in Grades 6-12: 10+ Devices & Poems to Model Them ALL!

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