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From Once Upon a Time to Denouement

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Literary analysis is so much more than comprehension questions about the story! Learn about the elements of a story with activities and lessons designed for middle schoolers, complete with important literary terms for specific books and...
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Reading Literature: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Looking for resources that model how to address specific Common Core Standards for reading literature in grades 11 and 12? Then check out this collection. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Literary Terms

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Simulate a "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" game in your classroom, using this interactive PowerPoint. The theme of this game is literary terms. There are a total of fifteen multiple choice questions. Tip: Pair students up to test each...
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Who wants to be a Millionaire: Literary Terms

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Simulate a "Who wants to be a Millionaire?" game with this interactive PowerPoint. Players must answer fifteen multiple choice questions regarding literary terms, in order to earn the most money! Tip: Play this game in pairs.
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Writing Diagnostics and Introduction to Literary Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Assess your new learners' writing abilities and knowledge of literary terms with these diagnostic activities. Part of a back-to-school unit, this is meant to provide the teacher with information about the ability levels of their class....
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A P Literary Terms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is a list of literary terms found frequently on AP English exams of value to test takers? Now there's a rhetorical question. Here's a list that provides definitions for everything from allegory to vernacular. To say the list is of value...
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Literary Terms Quiz

For Students 7th - 10th
Use this literary terms quiz as either a pre-test or summative assessment! Twenty-six questions test your middle and high schooler's knowledge of different literary terms like protagonist, allusion, irony, metaphor, and motif. It's a...
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9th Grade Literary Terms: Handout

For Teachers K - 10th
A 7-page chart/handout defines and gives relevant examples of 24 literary terms often introduced in junior high school and revisited throughout high school. Useful as a reference for any class that includes literature. Covers terms...
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Literary Terms Used in I, Juan de Pareja

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders define six different literary terms after reading I, Juan de Pareja. In groups, they are given a specific literary term to create a PowerPoint presentation explaining how their term in utilized in the context of I, Juan...
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Literary Term Reviews

For Teachers 6th
Provide your class with a review of literary terms. Engage them in a concentration-type game focusing on literary terms and genres. This is an interesting way to review this concept.
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Literary Terms

For Teachers 7th
"Is that your final answer?" Challenge and thrill your class with this language arts game, which is based on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." The game covers literary terms such as point of view, alliteration, and protagonist, and is...
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Literary Terms for Sophomore English Vocabulary Assessment

For Teachers 10th
Sophomores record the definitions and examples of a series of literary terms and then create their own example of the word. Designed as an assessment, the presentation could also be used as an introduction or as a review. 
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Magical Musical Tour: Using Music Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
While music lyrics are often used to teach literary elements, the richness of this resource comes from the wealth of exercises, activities, and support materials provided in the packet.  Although designed for gifted learners, the...
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What is Theme?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What is theme, and how can you find themes in literary works? These and other questions are answered by a colorful and engaging presentation that not only defines the term but also provides easy to understand examples. The slides...
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AP English Project: Journal of Literary Terms and Devices

For Teachers 11th - 12th
To prepare for the AP English exams, individuals are asked to create a notebook of literary terms and devices. The terms must be defined, accompanied by representative artwork, and illustrated by an example drawn for a named source. A...
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Literature Terms Activity

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Designed to be used with an independent reading book, this activity provides practice with identifying and explaining literary terms. While they read, individuals find instances of literary devices and elements in use in their books....
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A Glossary of Literary Terms

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
If you're tired of defining allusion, onomatopoeia, and satire for your language arts students, hand out a complete list of literary devices to keep the terms straight. Each term includes a definition that is easy to understand and...
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A Theme Is...

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Colorful contemporary images contained in a PowerPoint presentation will capture the attention of class members and model for them the how to distinguish between the subject and the theme of a work. A great want to introduce this...
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Rock & Roll through Literary Terms: An Upbeat Lyrical Adventure

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars participate in a variety of activities surrounding Rock & Roll music, lyrics, drama and visual art and how they all help demonstrate examples of literary terms. They use Rock & Roll as an effective aid to stimulate...
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Jeopardy: Seventh Grade Terra Nova Review of Literary Terms

For Teachers 7th
This literary terms PowerPoint provides a structured game to review the literary devices. The Jeopardy-style review game includes instructions for play, the game board slide, and questions that feature examples of the literary terms.
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How to Read a Poem

For Students 7th - 12th
How do you figure out what a poem means? Show young readers that, rather than turning to search engines, they can answer a series of questions to find meaning in a poem. The approach detailed in a one-page worksheet will work with any...
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Literary Terms: Allegory

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Confused why a book about a third grade class is referring to outer space? The paragraph you're reading might be an allegory. The slide in this PowerPoint gives a detailed definition, as well as an example of an allegory. Tip: Assign...
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Literary Terms

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Seriously, 93 slides of literary terms? Yes, and well worth the time, although perhaps not all at once. The beauty here is in the concise, easy-to-understand definitions for such well-known terms as imagery and personification, as well...
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Of Mice and Men: Chapter 3 Reading and Study Guide

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Boost comprehension with an excellent reading guide for chapter 3 Of Mice and Men. Learners define four vocabulary words, note one allusion, define five literary terms, and respond to 31 short answer questions regarding the Steinbeck...

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