Word Search puzzle of 29 common literary elements. Includes answer key. 2nd document is a handout for a group assignment (or can be tailored to an individual assignment) for any story with each group member wearing his/her own "literary element hat" that he/she is responsible for completing. Groups are still encouraged to work collaboratively on completing the assignment as a whole.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4 - Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.