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3-2-1 Vocabulary: Learning Filmmaking Vocabulary by Making Films
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In this lesson, students are introduced to the vocabulary of film as they go through the process of creating a short original film. This unit provides instruction on key aspects of digital video filmmaking: plotting, script, storyboarding, camera work (shots, angles), and editing (transitions, title, credits, visual effects, sound effects, etc.). Once students are familiar with the techniques and terms introduced in this lesson, they are able to use their new skills to bring other content areas to life through filmmaking.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Deborah Kozdras
Date Added:
02/26/2019
4th Grade Poetry Unit
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3.5 stars
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This unit is focused on figurative language, covering common core standards in language, literature for reading, and speaking and listening with the final assessment.  It is designed to be used with a workshop model, where there is some form of opening for brief instruction, partner and/or independent work time, and a closing time for sharing within each lesson.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Erin Slotman
Date Added:
06/28/2017
Acrostic Poetry
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Using newspapers or magazines, students will create an acrostic poem where words are divided into parts of speech.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Beacon Learning Center
Author:
Beacon Learning Center
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Analyzing A Poem’s Style
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Students will complete a close reading of Ted Kooser’s poem, Abandoned Farmhouse.  Students will use their knowledge about the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl to determine the setting and characters in the poem. After analyzing the author’s style, use of figurative language, and structure of the poem, students will write an ORIGINAL POEM in the spirit of Abandoned Farmhouse by using the same syntax.  Using the original poem and a template as a guide, students will compose a poem that reveals who they are through the voice of important objects in their homes.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Guidance
American History
Material Type:
Curriculum
Formative Assessment
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Reading
Author:
REBECCA GWYNNE
Date Added:
08/13/2021
Crazy Critters are Figuratively Fantastic
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3.0 stars
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This lesson uses creatures created from students' imaginations to teach hyperbole, simile, metaphor, and alliteration in association with creative writing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Beacon Learning Center
Author:
Beacon Learning Center
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Dream Killers
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2.0 stars
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In this lesson, students explore figurative language and point of view in the novel "Jacob I Have Loved".

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Beacon Learning Center
Author:
Beacon Learning Center
Date Added:
04/23/2019
Edward Lear, Limericks, and Nonsense: A Little Nonsense
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This short lesson introduces students to the limericks of Edward Lear. By reading and analyzing his poetry, their knowledge of figurative language and other poetic devices is reinforced. The concluding activity asks them to write their own poem.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Author:
EDSITEment!
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Figurative Language: Teaching Idioms
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It's raining cats and dogs! Students explore figurative language through read-alouds, teacher modeling, and student-centered activities, further developing their understanding of the literal versus the metaphorical translations of idioms.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Reading Foundation Skills
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
02/26/2019
An Incident in the Rose Garden: Figurative Language and Gothic Horror
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In this lesson, students read the poem "An Incident in the Rose Garden" by Donald Justice, then go through a series of activities to examine the use of figurative language in the text.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Bright Hub Education
Author:
Sarah Degnan Moje
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Introducing Metaphors Through Poetry
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This resource includes a lesson and two accompanying activities designed to assist learners with working with metaphors on a deeper level. Beginning with a quick review, the lesson directs learners to read noted poetry and analyze deeper meaning within given metaphors. As a culminating activity, learners are asked to write their own metaphors using abstract concepts while bein provided mediums for comparison.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEments
Author:
Jennifer Foley
Date Added:
02/26/2019
A Lesson on the Simile
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In this lesson, students review similes and their use before practicing finding similes in a paragraph. Students then complete a handout asking them to write their own similes.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Bright Hub Education
Author:
Kathy Foust
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Maya Angelou
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3.0 stars
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In this lesson students examine how imagery is used to represent ideas, themes, periods of history, and make cultural connections to poem, "Still I Rise." Students will reflect through written expression how resiliency is in their lives, school, and community.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Southern Poverty Law Center
Author:
Teaching Tolerance
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Narrative Writing Skills- Figurative Language
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CC BY-NC-SA
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5.0 stars
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Using the theme of identity, students will work through various activities to learn the characteristics of a Narrative Essay. This particular unit will/should take place prior to writing the Narrative Essay. Many of the lessons address how to identify, create, apply and analyzeheme, dialogue punctuation, figurative language and citing direct and indirect evidence.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Michigan Virtual
Author:
Annie Fuzak
Date Added:
07/14/2016