Day 5

The Red Badge of Courage Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Figurative Language

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Students will be able to identify and write their own figures of speech.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2


    Students will discuss figures of speech as a class, identify these figures of speech in the text, and then write a few of their own to demonstrate their grasp of the lesson.

    Consider running this activity in one session or as an ongoing activity in which students keep a journal for this final section of the reading. In the journal, have students write down a few literary terms, noting the page numbers where these terms seem relevant.

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