These seven documents can help you to coordinate a unit in which students enjoy an eye-opening account about our country's history while learning to recognize 15 commonly used literary devices.
These are the included documents:
Doc A A PowerPoint covering 15 common literary devices, with definitions and examples
Doc B A worksheet for students to compete while you talk through the PowerPoint
Doc C I've broken the novel down into its individual poems so you can easily track which students have been assigned which poems; it also includes criteria for the student to meet once the poem is assigned
Doc D An assignment that requires students to track 30 literary devices on their own, in a journal format, during the unit
Doc E A study list to hand out before the test
Doc F A test that history of the Dust Bowl, literary device definitions, literary device application using novel excerpts, and an essay section. Also includes key and sample essays.
Doc G 2/3 page of notes for students to take on Dust Bowl history