This video explains really well, not exactly what allusions are, but how they can be useful in literature. Allusions can be used to help us connect ideas from different texts to allow us to gain a better understanding.
A STEP-BY-STEP APPROACH TO TEACHING MYTHOLOGICAL ALLUSIONS
This step-by-step approach helps students learn how to determine mythological allusions in text. Since it is a difficult standard to teach, this method breaks it down and shows students an effective way to determine the meaning of allusions.
These allusion lessons are perfect for personalized, differentiated, flipped, and/or 1:1 technology classrooms! AND This pack also works great in teacher led and planned traditional classrooms! PDF printable options are included on EVERY activity! I have included lesson plans & unit plan for both types of instruction!