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. 0601.8.13
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- A one-page handout giving examples of each poetic device [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- 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.
- Bud, Not Buddy - quizzes on similes and 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 Lists - a selection of metaphors by category, complete with sample usage and interpretation
- 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
- Poetry writing practice web [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- Simile lesson - with a printable quiz
- Similes and Metaphors - Identify the comparison in each sentence as a simile or a metaphor [ignore the email address blank].
- Sound Devices Used in Poetry - explanation and examples.
- The Sounds of Poetry - Study Guide with examples.
- Sound and Rhythm - Poetry examples of sound effects in poems.
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