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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Using Mobile Devices to Illustrate Literary Devices
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- iPads and/or Android Tablets
- One computer with LCD projector and adapter to connect tablets to this computer
- Paper to print cards (optional)
- Printer (optional)
Grades 3 – 8 | Mobile App | Organizing & Summarizing
Invigorate students' writing with an interactive tool that allows them to demonstrate their comprehension using a mobile app.
- Trading Card Rubric
- Samples of Literary Devices
- Key to Samples of Literary Devices
- Sample Trading Card
- Listening for Literary Devices
- Literary Terms & Devices
This resources provides an alphabetical list of literary terms and devices, along with definitions and examples.
- Download the Trading Card App on the tablets the students will be using.
- Provide students with a list of literary devices that will be covered in this lesson. Use the website Literary Terms & Devices for choosing which literary devices you want students to select from when creating their books.
- For session one, choose examples from the stories students have previously read or use the printout Samples of Literary Devices. Prepare these as a handout for students or to project in the classroom.
- Familiarize yourself with the Trading Card App.
- Using the Trading Card App, create a card with one sample of a literary device or use this sample card.
- Make one copy for every two students of the Trading Card Rubric and one copy for every students of Listening for Literary Devices.