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Forms & Conventions


Consider how forms and conventions within genres affect meaning (e.g., poetry, drama, essay). 0601.8.12

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  1. A PowerPoint show related to this standardAn Overview of Poetry - a comprehensive show on the topic of rhythm and rhyme
  2. Analyzing Poetry Tips - The elements of analyzing poetry listed at this site will help you identify the meaning through its parts and give a sense of interpreting a poem.
  3. Forms of Writing - numerous forms of writing to consider
  4. Genre and conventions - When analysing moving image texts, you need to identify the genre of the text.
  5. Poetry: Genres & Forms - Quizlet Flashcards
  6. What is the difference between a nonfiction text and a fiction text? - charts showing characteristics of both fiction and nonfiction [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
  7. Writing Genres - One of the most important considerations is the genre or form the writing will take.

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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