FREEBIE! Figurative Language Stories {Close Reading} for Grades 4-8 Get Week 1 FREE! These stories are full of figurative language including simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, idiom, alliteration, onomatopoeia, and allusion. Students annotate, identify, analyze, modify, and revise figurative language stories.

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Interactive Reading Literature Notebooks ~ Teaching Literary Elements with Common Core Alignment for Grades 4-8. Some Topics: plot, setting, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, internal conflict, external conflict, characterization, point of view, theme, tone and mood, simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, allusion, onomatopoeia, and MORE! See TpT listing for table of contents, CCSS alignment, and samples!

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like this anchor chart and the source looks really promising too! All Things Upper Elementary: Teaching Theme: Anchor Chart

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Allusion in Literature - Definition & Examples - Video & Lesson Transcript |

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Allusion Lesson from The Learning Network: Students not only identify, but apply and evaluate allusions used by authors. Great for deepening understanding!

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Teaching allusions can be a bit tricky for students to grasp, but once they begin to unlock their own schema they begin to find allusions, almost as if they've found hidden treasure!

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LITERARY DEVICES in Pop Culture (video clips included...great host) WHAT A FIND!!!

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These allusion lessons are perfect for personalized, differentiated, flipped, and/or 1:1 technology classrooms! AND This pack also works great in teacher led and planned traditional classrooms! PDF printable options are included on EVERY activity! I have

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