Resources for teaching about literary terms.

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Some basic poetry terms, along with definitions and examples. This resource is part of the Poetry collection.
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Simile Practice Poem

by Robert Lucas

Presents a poem with boring similes, asks students to replace them with more exciting ones. This resource is part of the Poetry collection.
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Given a sentence, students identify the object being personified and explain the meaning. This resource is part of the Poetry collection.
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Guided notes / worksheet defining and distinguishing between alliteration, consonance, and assonance. This resource is part of the Poetry collection.
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Irony Examples

by Robert Lucas

A long list of examples of irony. I didn't make this, but it looks like you might have students sort them into piles for dramatic irony, situational irony, etc. This resource is part of the Poetry collection.
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Explanation and practice problems on symbols and symbolism. Begins with basic images of symbols, like a dollar sign, and asks students to tell what they stand for. Moves on to more abstract symbols, like a sunrise. Finally, asks students to identify all the symbols in the lyrics of Amazing Grace. This resource is part of the Poetry collection.
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Answer key for the Symbols and Symbolism worksheet. This is especially useful for the "guided notes" sections, because from this, you can basically recreate the lecture. This resource is part of the Poetry collection.
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