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Literary Devices in "The Cask of Amontillado"
This activity looks at different quotations and references in the story "The Cask of Amontillado," and asks the student to tell which literary device it is.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 12


 
"Fire and Ice" Analysis
This is a mini-lesson about the analysis of Robert Frostīs poem "Fire and Ice." There is a different poem at the end for students to analyze.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: others
Downloads: 11


 
Irony in "The Cask of Amontillado"
This is a handout meant for advanced students studying the short story "The Cask of Amontillado." It deals with the three types of irony found in the story.
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 11


 
Speaking Activity: What Did Your Parents Teach You?
This is a speaking and thinking activity for small groups. The students read the sayings/lessons that all parents teach, and then they rank them in the order that they would put them. Each group shares the first three and the last three on their list. (There is one sort of strange saying from my own mother. I wrote an explanation for it.) I hope yo...
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 10


 
"Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening" Lesson
This is a poem by Robert Frost. I have explained the figurative language in it, such as alliteration, synedoche, symbol, and personification. I give a link to create a Wordle, which I found online and would be fun for students to do with other poems.Finally, they must complete the rhyme scheme. I hope it is useful.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 10


 
Rules for Using Dashes
Dashes are more complicated than you may think, so I have tried to demystify them. There are two types that I explain, and I refer to hyphens as well. It ends with an exercise.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 10


 
The Summary Analysis of The War of the Worlds
This, again, is based on the book from Dover. I have the summary analysis of the plot, which explains how it is an allegory, a graphic organizer showing the placement of the plot elements, a letter tile puzzle, and a maze. There is an answer key for the letter tile puzzle. Please copy and remove it before you print the puzzle.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 10


 
"The Cask of Amontillado" Illustrated Voc. for Advanced Students Page 2-3
This is pages 2-3 of the illustrated vocabulary for "The Cask of Amontillado."
Level: advanced
Age: 12-17
Type: reading
Downloads: 9


 
Summer Treasures
This is a worksheet to help students spell what they might see in the summer time.
Level: elementary
Age: 9-14
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 9


 
"Only Naughty Children See Spooks on Halloween"
This is a Halloween poem with illustrations. I explain synonyms and antonyms, and there are five questions.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Type: worksheet
Downloads: 9

 


"Christmas Time"
This is a short poem about the love and patience a grandmother shows at Christmas time. I have defined a few vocabulary words and created a wordsearch.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


The World Calendar
It has been proposed that we need a calendar for the entire world. I found this to be a very interesting concept, so I used the information from the site to create an exercise. There are also several pictures to show our relationship with the environment. The pictures mainly focus on females, the la...

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Haiku Lesson
This is a lesson about how to write a haiku poem. It has the definition, a table, an exercise, and a word search.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


The Family Wants a Pet
This is a short exercise about animals that can be pets. The student needs to know how to correctly spell the animalīs name and what it looks like.

Level: elementary
Age: 7-11


"The Face in the Trees" Lesson
This is a poem about polluting the environment and how nature is personified as a face in the trees. I have defined "illusion" and "sigh," and I created a small wordsearch. (There is a hyperlimk to a dictionary.)This lesson is to make us more aware of the environment and how poetry can be a vehicle ...

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


"There Will Come Soft Rain" Lesson
This is a lesson based on Sara Teasdaleīs poem "There Will Come Soft Rain." Alliteration, peronification, imagery, and the theme are explained. There is also a wordsearch, questions, and some pictures.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


The Call of the Wild Vocabulary Exercise
This exercise explains the difference between personification and anthropomorphism. It has 10 beginning vocabulary words with their definitions, an exercise, and a wordsearch.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


"Words" by Sappho
Poetry is the most concise way to say so much with so few words. I canīt get over how wonderful this ancient Greek poem is. Students will learn what lyric poetry is, who Sappho was, and the definition of immortal.

Level: intermediate
Age: 14-100


Conjunctive Adverbs
This is a very short exercise focusing on conjunctive adverbs that join two independent clauses. I hope it helps.

Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100


Spelling Words Found at School
This exercise is for elementary students.

Level: elementary
Age: 9-12