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Poetic Devices PowerPoint

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$4.99 or Free on Plus | 23 pages (PDF, PowerPoint)|Grades: 3 - 4

A 23 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when introducing students to poetic devices.

Poetry is an extremely broad genre of imaginative writing. As teachers, it is sometimes difficult to know where to begin!

This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to introduce your students to five commonly used poetic devices. It provides an overview and example of the following:

  • rhythm
  • rhyme
  • sound play
  • word play
  • imagery.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  • VCELA277

    Identify features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the text, and understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audience

  • VCELT254

    Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the reader’s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELY1678

    Identify the audience and purpose of imaginative, informative and persuasive textsElaborationsidentifying the author’s point of view on a topic and key words and images that seem intended to persuade listeners, viewers or readers to agree with t...

  • ACELY1690

    Identify characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsdescribing the language which authors use to create imaginary worlds; how textual features such as headings, subheadings...

  • ACELT1600

    Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the reader’s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and proseElaborationsidentifying the effect of imagery in texts, for example the use of ...

  • ACELT1606

    Understand, interpret and experiment with a range of devices and deliberate word play in poetry and other literary texts, for example nonsense words, spoonerisms, neologisms and punsElaborationsdefining spoonerisms, neologisms and puns and exploring ...

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  • Spelling of 'coarse' corrected on slide 22.

    Fix by Stephanie (Teach Starter) Jul 1st, 2019

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