Day 2

Dubliners Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Poetic Devices

    Kind of Activity:

    Group Work

    Objective:

    Students will be able to identify and analyze figurative language in Joyce's prose

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4 ; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.1

    Structure:

    Working in pairs, students should conduct a "scavenger hunt" to find examples of poetic devices in the stories read for today. Devices might include, among others:

    alliteration

    onomatopoeia

    anthropomorphism

    zoomorphism

    metaphor

    simile

    Together, they can first look online to find definitions for these terms, and subsequently find examples in the text, preferably a unique example for each poetic device. They should also write a sentence or two for...

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