Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques

Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques
Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques
Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques
Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques
Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques
Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques
Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques
Figurative language in poetry lesson-Find, analyze, use comparison techniques
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Get your students thinking critically and creatively about poetry, and specifically the role of figurative language, with this lesson plan.

Students
- Warm-up with a short exercise that 'turns the brain on' while connecting to core concepts in the lesson
- Practice matching examples to vocabulary terms; differentiate between metaphor, simile and analogy
- Use the same skills to complete an analysis and careful reading of "Slam, Dunk and Hook" by Yusef Komunyakaa
- Complete a creative writing exercise to develop a comparison poem

Teachers
- Guide critical thinking with careful questions
- Facilitate activities with clear, step-by-step instructions
- Model vocabulary-rich and evidence-driven analysis with answers to all prompts
- Lead great original writing with an interactive presentation
Total Pages
17 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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