Category: Literary Devices & Text Features

Browse for books to support your Curriculum Topics for Literary Devices & Text Features. These books are recommended for the 5th – 6th grade level.



Allegory in Picture Books

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Alliteration : An Absolutely Amazing Assortment!

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Books for Teaching Inference, 5-6th grades

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INFERENCE:   Drawing reasonable conclusions based upon limited clues presented. These great books are tried and true by many teachers and are effective for teaching inference as well as being excellent …

Exaggeration/Tall Tales

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“Just ‘cause it’s a tall tale don’t mean it ain’t true.”  Jonas Hackett (Pecos Bill) Your kids will delight in the tales told in these picture books!       …

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 …

Idioms

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Try these great pictures books for teaching your kids about idioms. The Cat’s Pajamas.  Wallace Edwards.  Kids Can Press, 2010. This elaborately illustrated picture book shows the literal meaning of …

Metaphor

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Two unlike objects compared similarly by substituting one for the other as, for example, when a beautiful cat is called “eye candy.”  Here are 15 titles I recommend for teaching …

More Alliterative Fun

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    These books will tickle a few funny bones and capture imaginations.  

More Personification

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Add these little gems to your collection of books showing personification. Sign up above to receive an email when I make a new post.  Like us on Facebook.  You can …

Personification

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These useful titles will make teaching this literary device easy! Your comments, suggestions and questions are always welcome.  Please subscribe above to be notified of new postings. The House Takes …