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ELA Task Card Bundle: Rhetorical Devices, Figurative Language, Diction, Poetry
Help your students test their knowledge and analytical skills with this bundle of 182 task cards -- 6 complete sets, all with recording sheets and answer keys. Included in the bundle are: • Diction Boot Camp: Analyzing Diction Task Cards • Analyzing Syntax in Literature Task Cards -- 32 Cards with
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Tone, Diction, and Syntax Words Reference Sheet
These are three reference sheets I laminate and always have handy for my students when we're doing any type of rhetorical analysis. They include lists of all of the most common adjectives used to describe tone, diction, and syntax, as well as explanations and examples of what each word means. For
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Language Analysis Bundle: Diction, Figurative Language, Imagery, Syntax
*This is a bundle of text-based language analysis Powerpoint review exercises each available for separate purchase.* The following (20) Powerpoint slide presentation is a compilation of (4) separate Powerpoint presentations and can be used as individual or class practice (or printed as handouts) t
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Analyzing Diction Task Cards: Quizzes, Bell-Ringers, Worksheet
Help your students make sense of how authors use language to inform meaning with this set of 30 diction task cards. Each card features a different literary passage and prompt, asking students to identify analyze the passage's diction. Tasks include identifying and explaining denotation and connotati
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Denotation, Connotation, Diction, & Tone Activity Power Point
Requiring critical thinking and analysis-level Bloom’s Taxonomy skills, TONE can be a tricky concept for students to master. This DENOTATION, CONNOTATION, DICTION, & TONE ACTIVITY POWER POINT contains five different activities that lead students on a journey of discovering the connotative value
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ANY Poem! Comprehensive: Diction, Tone, Mood, Topic, Theme, Symbolism, Etc STAAR
ANY Poem - Comprehensive Poetry Assignment - Addresses: Diction, Tone, Mood, Topic, Theme, Symbolism, Imagery, Shift, Writing Response, Etc. This assignment can be used to lead students to achieve a broader understanding of any poem- no matter how difficult. The assignment can be completed in a cla
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Sentence Explosion!  AP Diction & Syntax Analysis
A Sentence Explosion is a dynamite way to teach AP students to analyze style! Great for AP Language or Literature courses or other advanced English classes, this activity allows students to take any well-crafted sentence from a text and break down the diction and syntax choices that make it great.
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Diction Graphic Handout {Two Versions}
These two handouts may be used to introduce or review diction as a stylistic device. One handout has purple boxes for visual appeal, and the other has less color if printing is an issue. These handouts are included in the unit Rhetorical Analysis for Every Student. A GOOD BUY: AP English Language
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Word Choice BUNDLE: Diction, Tone, Imagery, and Figurative Language FREEBIE
Over 100 slides!! Features PowerPoints on CONNOTATION/DENOTATION, TONE, FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE, and IMAGERY. As required by most state standards, students need to be familiar with subtle differences between words and the words that go best with the tone of a piece of writing. Using examples, this Powe
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Diction Scavenger Hunt
Having trouble helping students understand the difference between concrete and abstract language? Pulling your hair out trying to teach connotation? This simple two-page scavenger hunt is a way to bring a little fun into your classroom. For introduction, review, reinforcement, or assessment, use thi
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Practice with the Argument- Diction Analysis of “The War Prayer”
This lesson is designed to encourage students to write with greater profundity when analyzing an author’s diction choices. Traditionally, students are asked to write about diction coupled with other literary stylistic choices a writer employs. However, when students master writing in depth about o
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AP Language Diction & Syntax Reference Sheet
This two-sided reference page discusses "What We Talk About When We Talk About" diction and syntax. Both pages are full of examples of the various variables involved in making diction and syntax choices as a writer. Perfect for introducing diction and syntax analysis at the beginning of the year i
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Elements of Style: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Symbol, and Diction
Looking for lecture notes or handouts on the different elements of style? Included in this seven page printable are definitions and examples for simile, metaphor, personification, symbolism and diction. A great tool to begin teaching figurative language, or a good refresher. Great for both Info
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Italian-French-German Diction for Singers - Three Posters
Letter-sized, colour posters using International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to show sounds used in singing Italian, French, and German. Suggest for high school, higher education, or private instruction, if you already are familiar with IPA.
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AP Literature Tone & Diction in Poetry Lesson Plan
This lesson is designed to extend students' thinking about diction and tone (2 terms they should be very familiar with) to a higher level of thinking and analysis. Students read and analyze several poems--moving from whole-class work, small group practice, to independent thinking and writing. Lesson
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Diction Practice
3-page file contains: Mad libs style, fill in the blank sentences that aid in identifying and analyzing author's diction. Also includes passages (with one example completed) for students to analyze using fill in the blank sentences. Includes "Verbs for Analysis" list.
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The Scarlet Letter The Prison Door Scene: Practice with Diction Analysis
This is a good lesson to use whether you are beginning a reading of The Scarlet Letter or if you are teaching the Crucible or Colonial America. The lessons work on collecting details for an essay assessment that focuses on author’s purpose relation to diction and symbolism. An original prompt is use

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Cormac McCarthy's The Road: Diction & Details Analysis
This lesson's objective is to have students analyze diction and details to make inferences about the “bad guys” in The Road. I teach this after students have read up to page 137, but the brunt of the lesson focuses on passages from pp. 90-92.
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Language Analysis: Diction Powerpoint Daily Review Exercises: weekly
The following Powerpoint slides can be used as individual or class practice (or printed as handouts) to review the often complicated language study of diction. Each slide contains a short passage from classical works of literary merit found on the public domain followed by two short response questi
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A Long Way from Chicago: Diction, Tone, Mood, Theme, Author's Purpose
Students will analyze diction, tone, mood and theme from the novel, A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck. The final product will be a graphic organizer where they have recorded diction words and completed statements about tone, mood and theme. They will also write a paragraph, using details from
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"Everyday Use" by Alice Walker - Diction Practice
While reading the short story, "Everyday Use", have the students practice looking at the author's diction and how it affects the tone of the text.
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"The Yellow Wallpaper" Desk Graffiti: Syntax & Diction
This activity involves students moving around the room responding to questions involving analysis of diction and syntax in short passages from "The Yellow Wallpaper." 12 total passages with questions are included. The nice thing about this activity is that students can elaborate on others' ideas. I
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Diction Lesson - Geraldo No Last Name - Sandra Cisneros
This lesson on Diction and word choice can be used with or without Interactive Student Notebooks (ISN). I use it in my Short Stories unit with "Geraldo No Last Name" by Sandra Cisneros, but it is compatible with any text. What You Get: ------------------ 1. ISN spreads for Creative Writing or Cons
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Diction. Mood, Tone in Literature Notes
Notes on diction, mood, and tone to be given during a short story unit, or any unit dealing with literary elements, etc.
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