The Wednesday Wars Literary Devices and Figurative Language Common Core Aligned This resource is intended to be used during or after reading The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. It includes a study guide, test, definitions, and all answer keys so your
This product provides and interactive way for teachers to engage their students in the learning of new concepts, figurative language, and literary devices.
Literary Term Matching Cards
The first step to students understanding complex texts is for them to know what each term means. The product includes the following 20 different literary terms and their definitions:Metaphor Simile PersonificationProtagonist AntagonistSymbolism Alliteration DialectStanza Suspense Plot Hyperbole Onomatopoeia Irony Paradox Allusion Tone MoodYou can have students play a matching game, sort them, use them as flash cards, write their own examples on the back, the possibilities…
Allusion of the Week
Twenty descriptive slides of allusions from various categories: Historical, Biblical, Mythological, Literary. Students are introduced to the definition for an allusion and then given a new allusion to learn each week. At the end of the unit, students complete an assessment where they create their