A workbook to help students explore common elements of poetry.
Students read and explore the poems in the workbook to learn more about the common elements of poetry.
The elements explored in the workbook include:
- structure, rhyme and rhythm
- sound devices
- figurative language
Answers for teachers are also provided.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for a widening range of audiences and contexts
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
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
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Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odesElaborationsdiscussing how figu...
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