The attached Lesson Plan is designed for Third Grade English Language Arts students. Students will determine character traits and provide supporting evidence from the text. They will also identify and explain why authors use literary devices, specifically similes, in their writing. This Lesson Plan addresses the following NDE Standard: NE LA 3.1.6.b and NE LA 3.1.6.c.It is expected that this Lesson Plan will take students 2- 30-40 minute sessions to complete.
Overview:Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to introduce the use of personification in your classroom? This resource created by Jennifer Bauer can be used as an introduction to the use of personification in reading and writing. The students will identify and analyze the use of personification in example sentences within a PowerPoint. The teacher can also check for students' knowledge of identifying and analyzing personification by having students play a Quizizz game on their devices. Nebraska State Standards Addressed:LA 3.1.6.c Identify and explain why authors use literary devices. LA 4.1.6.c Identify and explain why authors use literary devices (e.g., simile, metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia, imagery, rhythm, personification, hyperbole, idioms).