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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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one-page handout giving examples of each poetic device [This
expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback
Fun Way to Teach Similes - a lesson idea from Bruce Lansky
or Simile? - Choose whether each statement is an alliterative phrase,
simile or neither.
- Bud, Not
Buddy - quizzes on similes and metaphors Matching
you know your metaphors? - drag words to make a metaphor
you know your similes? - drag the nouns to complete a Simile (Refresh
the page to get a new set.)
Language Quiz - alliteration, similes and metaphors, personification,
connotation and imagery
Devices Quizzes - similes, metaphors, personification, slang/dialect
and allusions - Matching
Lists - a selection of metaphors by category, complete with sample usage
- Metaphor Battleship
Quiz - Quia quiz using the Battleship game format
Quiz - a five-question quiz at Quia
Quiz - a ten-question quiz at Quia
Quiz - to print
writing practice web [This expired page is from the Internet
Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
lesson - with a printable quiz
and Metaphors - Identify the comparison in each sentence as a simile
or a metaphor [ignore the email address blank].
Devices Used in Poetry - explanation and examples.
Sounds of Poetry - Study Guide with examples.
and Rhythm - Poetry examples of sound effects in poems.
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