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Literary Devices | Definition and Examples of Literary Terms

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Literary Devices refers to the typical structures used by writers in their works to convey his or her messages in a simple manner to the readers.  When employed properly, the different literary devices help readers to appreciate, interpret and analyze a literary work. Below is a list of literary devices with detailed definition and examples.

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High School Teacher Resources ELA | Sample Lesson Plan Template

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High School Teacher Resources for Digital storytelling in your ELA classroom! Common Core aligned student activities include a sample lesson plan template & examples

Source: High School Teacher Resources ELA | Sample Lesson Plan Template

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Project Look Sharp: K-12 & Higher Ed. Media Literacy Lesson Plans 

Project Look Sharp provides lesson plans, materials, training and support to help teachers integrate media literacy into their classroom curricula. English language learners can view the material as well to learn about U.S. and world history as well as to hear famous speeches made by political leaders.

Source: Project Look Sharp :: K-12 & Higher Ed. Media Literacy Lesson Plans :: Ithaca College

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(Re)Building Classroom Community Post-Election

Facing History and StoryCorps provides lessons about American history and social issues designed to promote critical thinking skills, empathy and tolerance, and a sense of civic responsibility. In addition to the link to “(Re)building Classroom Commuity Post-Election” below, the site also offers the posts and topics:

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Source: (Re)Building Classroom Community Post-Election

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Free ELA: English Language Arts Worksheets | Student Handouts

Free printable ELA English Language Arts worksheets for students and teachers from kindergarten through high school. Everything from grammar worksheets to book report printables to college admissions verbal test prep.

Source: Free ELA: English Language Arts Worksheets | Student Handouts

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Culturally Responsive Instruction for Holiday and Religious Celebrations | Colorín Colorado

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Now is the time of year to learn about and share cultural traditions in a way that expands students’ knowledge, interest, and respect for all people.   The article referenced below offers teachers suggestion son how to observe the variuos cultural and religious holidays and celebrations in their classrooms throughout the year.

Source: Culturally Responsive Instruction for Holiday and Religious Celebrations | Colorín Colorado

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Teaching English Language Learners with Special Needs: An Informational Resource

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For teachers who work with English Language Learners (ELLs), ensuring that students have the appropriate support and services to meet their unique needs can be a big challenge.

We’ve created an in-depth resource section featuring recommendations and resources to help educators, administrators, and families to work together around this complex topic.

Source: Special Education and English Language Learners | Colorín Colorado

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Project Look Sharp :: K-12 & Higher Ed. Media Literacy Lesson Plans :: Ithaca College

Project Look Sharp offers lesson plans, materials, training and support to help teachers integrate media literacy into their classroom curricula.

Source: Project Look Sharp :: K-12 & Higher Ed. Media Literacy Lesson Plans :: Ithaca College