This product contains 40 pages of figurative language activities and related poetry activities based on original poems and well known stories and poems that continue to be engaging. The resource is suitable as a comprehensive 'common core' aligned poetry resource for explicitly teaching figurative language and aural techniques.
Poetry and short story activities featuring the figurative technique simile - 'The Daisy' by Hans Christian Anderson, 'The Raven' by Edgar Allan Poe and short passages .
Poems and poetry worksheets featuring the figurative technique metaphor - 'The Sea' by James Reeves and 'What's a poem?'
Poem and poetry worksheet featuring the figurative device personification- 'Time's Paces' by Henry Twells.
Poems and poetry worksheets featuring rhyme, alliteration and assonance - 'The Witches' Chant' by William Shakespeare, 'The Raven' by Edgar Allan Poe and an original children's poem, 'Just One Wish'
Poetry and activities featuring Onomatopoeia- 'Noise' by Jesse Pope.'
The poetry worksheets are designed to be engaging and accessible for teaching poetry in mixed ability classrooms.
Additional activities include:
Considering Appropriation- The Raven by Poe / The Simpson's Halloween episode of The Raven.
Performance poetry- The Witches - 'Macbeth, Act 1 Scene 3
Big Word finder- Poetic Techniques
Creating Poetry Posters
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