A worksheet to help students understand figurative language in poetry.
Students read the poem, One Rotation, then investigate the figurative language within the poem.
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
Recognises, reflects on and assesses their strengths as a learner
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes
Identify the relationship between words, sounds, imagery and language patterns in narratives and poetry such as ballads, limericks and free verse
Navigate and read imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by interpreting structural features, including tables of content, glossaries, chapters, headings and subheadings and applying appropriate text processing strategies, including monitoring...
Analyse the text structures and language features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odesElaborationsdiscussing how figurative language including simile and metaphor can ...
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 build emotional connection and engagement with th...
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 of a text advocating community action, for example ...
Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanningElaborationsbringing subject and technical vocabulary and concept knowledge...
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 on similar topics, and evaluating which features be...
Select, navigate and read texts for a range of purposes, applying appropriate text processing strategies and interpreting structural features, for example table of contents, glossary, chapters, headings and subheadingsElaborationsbringing subject and...
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