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"Firework" by Katy Perry Song Lyrics Poetry Terms Figurative Language

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"Firework" by Katy Perry Song Lyrics Poetry Terms Figurati
"Firework" by Katy Perry Song Lyrics Poetry Terms Figurati
"Firework" by Katy Perry Song Lyrics Poetry Terms Figurati
"Firework" by Katy Perry Song Lyrics Poetry Terms Figurati
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Use Katy Perry's popular song "Firework" to teach figurative language, sound devices, and other poetry terms. You can decide how many and which devices you'd like your students to find.

Those I've pointed out in this exercise include:
alliteration, anaphora, simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, rhyme, internal rhyme, and assonance.

This is just one of the many exercises you'll find in my newly updated Poetry bundle: Poetry Lessons Digital Download

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Created by Tracee Orman
Mrs. Orman's Classroom
Total Pages
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Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
30 Minutes

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Also, thanks for listing ALL the songwriters at the end. When a song is written by a team of five, it's great for students realize that (these days) that happens a lot with singers like Perry. Look what a little teamwork can do :-) Cool in spades!
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"Firework" by Katy Perry Song Lyrics Poetry Terms Figurati
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"Firework" by Katy Perry Song Lyrics Poetry Terms Figurati
"Firework" by Katy Perry Song Lyrics Poetry Terms Figurati