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Onomatopoeia: A Figurative Language Minilesson

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Onomatopoeia: A Figurative Language Minilesson

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time 50 minutes
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Calendar Activities

Strategy Guides

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 14

Valentine's Day is today!

Students find examples of figurative language and write an original example of each device, illustrate, and share them with the class.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 29

Poe's "The Raven" was published in 1845.

As Poe's "The Raven" is read aloud, students note their reactions and discuss the changes or development of their first impressions as the poem continues.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   K – 8  |  Strategy Guide

Tracking and Supporting Student Learning with Kidwatching

In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to use kidwatching to track and support student learning. Teachers observe and take notes on students’ understanding of skills and concepts and then use the observations to determine effective strategies for future instruction.

 

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