Category: Literary Devices

Browse for books to support your Curriculum Topics for Literary Devices. These books are recommended for the 3rd – 4th grade level.



Allegory in Picture Books

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Subscribe above to get email notices of new posts.  Submit comments, questions and suggestions for new topics. Here are my top 10 favorites for teaching allegory to your students. How …

Cause and Effect in Picture Books

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Check out my top ten favorite picture books for teaching kids about cause and effect. Don’t Slam the Door!Dori Chaconas.  Candlewick, 2010.A slamming door sets off a chain of chaotic …

Good Beginnings

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I have chosen a great variety of books that have great beginnings.  The read-aloud ages I have suggested are for reading the book in it’s entirety.  If you are just …

Imagery

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These picture books are perfect for teaching imagery to your students.      

Onomatopoeia

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These recommended books will inspire your kids to make some noise in their own writing. Tiny Little Fly.  Michael Rosen.  Candlewick, 2010. Great Big Elephant, Great Big Hippo and Great …

Plot

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A story to me means a plot where there is some surprise. Because that is how life is – full of surprises. Isaac Bashevis Singer Your kids will enjoy the …

Point of View

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Here are some of my favorite kids’ books for teaching  point of view. “One of life’s biggest challenges is accepting that there are numerous interpretations and that there is rarely …

Point of View

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Try these great titles with strong points of view to support your Language Arts Common Core curriculum. Sign up above to receive an email when I make a new post.  …

Theme

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I have found ten great books to recommend for teaching your kids about theme in literature. Be sure to subscribe above to receive email notifications when I publish a new …