A 25 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when introducing students to the elements of poetry.
This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to introduce your students to five commonly used elements of poetry. It provides an overview and example of the following poetic elements:
- structure and form
- sound devices
- figurative language.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts
Thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts
Identifies and considers how different viewpoints of their world, including aspects of culture, are represented in texts
Recognises, reflects on and assesses their strengths as a learner
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum alignment
Recognise that ideas in literary texts can be conveyed from different viewpoints, which can lead to different kinds of interpretations and responsesElaborationsidentifying the narrative voice (the per...
Identify and explain characteristic text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsexplaining how the features o...
Analyse how text structures and language features work together to meet the purpose of a textElaborationscomparing the structures and features of different texts, including print and digital sources o...
Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verseElaborationsidentifying how language choice and imagery...
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Comments & Reviews
Typo fixed on slide 6.
Fix by Victoria (Teach Starter) 16th Jul, 2017
Tuning in activity with 7 new slides added.
Addition by Stephanie (Teach Starter) 19th Mar, 2017
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