Figures of Speech - Playlist and Teaching Notes

Figures of Speech - Playlist and Teaching Notes
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
Product Rating
File Type

Compressed Zip File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

1 MB|12 pages
Product Description
Students explore standard L.9-10.5.A with this playlist. They will analyze and interpret effective figures of speech (e.g., euphemism, oxymoron) in literature. Students will identify and understand the roles of figures of speech in a text. Students also have the option to view instructional videos and complete practice quizzes or activities.

This product includes:
• 2 links to instructional videos or texts
• 3 links to practice quizzes or activities
• 1 assessment that includes five multiple choice questions
• Definitions of key terms, such as paradox and euphemism
• Examples of how to analyze the role of euphemism and oxymoron in a text
• An excerpt from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton
• An excerpt from "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare
• An excerpt from "A Burlesque Autobiography" by Mark Twain
• An accompanying Teaching Notes file

The Teaching Notes file includes:
• Additional activities and writing prompts to help your students explore the standard
• Links to additional practice quizzes or activities
• An answer guide with correct answers, answer choice rationales, and DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels

Save with bundles!
English Playlists - Complete Grades 9-10 Bundle (SAVE 35%!)
Language Playlists - Complete Grades 9-10 Bundle (SAVE 25%!)

Need more resources?
Interpreting Figures of Speech in Context – Playlist and Teaching Notes


Please note, passages in this product appear in these other products:
An excerpt from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton appears in:
L.9-10.5.A - Quiz and Answer Guide
An excerpt from "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare appears in:
Multiple Interpretations – Playlist and Teaching Notes
RL.9-10.5 - Quiz and Answer Guide
Structure - Playlist and Teaching Notes
The Impact of Word Choices - Playlist and Teaching Notes


Customer Tips
Get TPT credit to use on future purchases:
Go to your My Purchases page (you may need to login). Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button that will take you to a page where you can rate and leave a brief comment. Each time you give feedback, TPT gives you feedback credits that you use to lower the cost of your future purchases. We greatly value your feedback to help us improve and create even more products.

Be the first to know about discounts, freebies and new products!

Look for the green ★ next to the store logo and click to become a follower.

Total Pages
12 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
Report this Resource
Digital Download


More products from Wisewire
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up