7th Grade - Sound Patterns
Identify sound patterns (e.g., alliteration, onomatopoeia, rhyme scheme), figurative language (e.g., metaphor, simile), and other conventions of verse (e.g., limerick, lyric, narrative, haiku) in poetry and explain how these contribute to the poem’s meaning and to the poem’s effect. 0701.8.13
Links verified on 6/6/2014
- A Fun Way to Teach Similes - a lesson idea from Bruce Lansky
- Alliteration or Simile? - Choose whether each statement is an alliterative phrase, simile or neither.
- 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.
- Bud, Not Buddy - quizzes on similes & metaphors Matching | Flashcards | Concentration
- Do you know your metaphors? - drag words to make a metaphor
- Do you know your similes? - drag the nouns to complete a Simile (Refresh the page to get a new set.)
- Figurative Language Quiz - alliteration, similes and metaphors, personification, connotation and imagery
- Literary Devices Quizzes - similes, metaphors, personification, slang/dialect and allusions - Matching | Concentration | Flashcards
- Metaphor Battleship Quiz - Quia quiz using the Battleship game format
- Metaphor Quiz - a five-question quiz at Quia
- Metaphor Quiz - a ten-question quiz at Quia
- Metaphor Quiz - to print
- Simile lesson - includes a printable quiz
- Similes and Metaphors - identify the comparison in each sentence as a simile or a metaphor [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
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