Teach your students to analyze literary devices and figurative language (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification) and how they enhance literary elements (conflict, characterization, mood, theme) in a text.
- 3 exemplar literary analysis responses for mini lesson or guided practice
- 32 figurative language (literary device) examples from Discovering Wes Moore
- Answer Key (for figurative language interpretation)
- Effortless 3 point rubric (for analysis portion of student responses)
Use the 10-page student packet alongside the novel, Discovering Wes Moore, OR on its own to practice figurative language and literary analysis.
Use this product for one intensive day of literary analysis practice, or use for 32 separate 5-10 minute activities.
This packet is perfect for preparing your students for the Common-Core Aligned NYS English Regents' Literary Analysis Paragraph.
Use as part of a Novel Study Unit alongside the Novel's no-prep student packet:
Discovering Wes Moore
THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS QUOTES FROM WES MOORE'S NOVEL, DISCOVERING WES MOORE. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH WES MOORE, HIS NOVELS, OR ANY PUBLISHING HOUSES; IT IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
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