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Collect the Clues: Brain Games and Grammar (On-Going)

English

The Pretense of Personification

This is a one-time, 55 minute class on figurative language, designed to focus on the literary device personification in a fun and unforgettable way.
Teacher Jackie, M.Ed.
7 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 7 learners
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55 minutes
per class
Meets once
10-14
year olds
4-8
learners per class
per learner

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Learners will improve their understanding of personification and analyze examples with more success in translating figurative language to literal.  Learners will study the integration of science and social studies which will support the understanding that personification carries the pretense of human abilities.  Learners will make the connection that these devices of communication are tools.  Learners will synthesize the derivatives of personification from Latin and apply that understanding to a mnemonic picture.  Learners will also create their own personification with or without a template guide. 
I have over 25 years of experience in the classroom and online teaching language arts.  I have tutored and privately teach all core subjects.
Learners will demonstrate their learning by creating their own personification expressions. Templates are also provided for those learners to complete an original expression rather than create their own, for some this provides more support for expression.  Both methods will demonstrate conceptual understanding.  
No extra requirements are needed.  None of the learners’ own creations will be used as examples in other classes.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Only "public domain materials" and my original materials are used in this lesson as class content

Teacher

Teacher Jackie, M.Ed.
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
I am the teacher who simplifies the learning so your learner receives the yearning!!
7 total reviews
4 completed classes

About Me

I teach core language arts classes and inspire with  simplicity for retention.  The classes include parts of speech, sentence structure, vocabulary, figurative language, and creative writing.  I teach with originality and creativity. I am... 
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