This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: August, Mushrooms, The Kitten, Lightning and In the Pinewoods, Crows and Owl Oliver uses the literary tool of metaphor in these poems many times because of her need to describe items through comparison. The objective of this lesson will be to discuss the tool of metaphor and its role in these poems.
1) 1) Introduction of Literary Tool: Introduce to the class the literary term, metaphor. Prepare a short...
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