What better way to teach students about literary devices and figurative language than through songs? Students can use this activity to practice and review seven types of literary devices and figurative language, as found in popular songs. Students can refer to the included mini-posters, which include a list and examples to help them identify the type of literary device/figurative language indicated on each card.
*8 literary devices/figurative language mini-posters
*44 literary devices/figurative language example cards
*Blank worksheet for writing down answers
*Upper Elementary, Middle, High School Levels
*Aligns with Common Core, ELA-Literacy.RL. 5.4
but can be modified for varying levels
Graphics Credits: Still Smiling in 1st Grade,
Graphics Credits: Creative Clips,
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