Hyperbole Assonance Consonance

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Students will use this web exploration activity to deepen their understanding of the literary terms of hyperbole, assonance, and consonance.

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Hyperbole Assonance Consonance

  1. 1. Literary Terms: HyperboleAssonanceConsonance<br />An exploration in critical thinking and team work<br />
  2. 2. At this point, you should be working in groups of 3 as you work towards finding examples of and the definitions for these literary terms.<br />
  3. 3. Hyperbole – What is it?<br />Consult the following websites in order to uncover the definition of this literary term. Record your understanding of hyperbole on your processor. <br />http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/279502/hyperbole<br />http://www.dowlingcentral.com/MrsD/area/literature/Terms/hyperbole.html<br />http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=active&defl=en&q=define:hyperbole&ei=mGtCS9zHKZCXtgej1s2WCQ&sa=X&oi=glossary_definition&ct=title&ved=0CAkQkAE<br />
  4. 4. Assonance – What is it?<br />Again, working in groups of three, use the website below to help you understand the meaning of assonance. Record the definition on your processor. <br />http://www.dowlingcentral.com/MrsD/area/literature/Terms/assonance.html<br />
  5. 5. Consonance – What is it?<br />Finally, browse the following websites in order to determine the meaning of consonance. Record your understanding of the definition on your processor.<br />http://www.rhs.k12.hi.us/~wol/PoetryTerms.pdf<br />http://www.wallkillcsd.k12.ny.us/glt.htm#_C<br />
  6. 6. Once you reach this slide, get your teacher’s attention and ask her for a graphic organizer. YOU MUST TURN THIS SHEET IN BEFORE YOU LEAVE CLASS!!!<br />On the following slide, you will find links to five poems. Decide whether you want to read each poem together or divide them up among your group members. <br />Read each poem, and determine whether it demonstrates assonance, consonance, or hyperbole. Complete the graphic organizer provided for you in order to demonstrate your understanding of each literary term.<br />
  7. 7. Poem examples <br />http://www.nonsenselit.org/Lear/BoN/abon.html<br />http://mste.illinois.edu/courses/ci407su01/students/north/kristy/Project/K-Poem-Net.html<br />http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/singlePoem.do?poemId=470<br />http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/annabel-lee/<br />http://www.bartleby.com/142/112.html<br />
  8. 8. Congratulations! You are done with this web exploration of hyperbole, assonance and consonance. <br />

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