Day 3

The Book Thief Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Literary Techniques: Simile, Metaphor, Personification

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    Students will be able to examine and analyze Zusak's use of literary devices to create visuals.

    Common Core Standards:



    When you read, whether it is a novel, short story or poem, you have your own internal movie reel or video that turns the words on the page into images in your mind.

    Authors use a variety of different written techniques to bring their written words alive for the reader. Some of the literary techniques that Markus Zusak employs in The Book Thief are...

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