Teaching Literary Terms



Teaching literary terms – you have to do it so that you can talk about all those good things with your class.  But just teaching the terms can be a big task in itself when you’re dealing with middle grade kids.  The words can seem foreign to them, and it’s not the easiest topic to get kids engaged with.  I’ve put together some suggestions for teaching literary terms in this guest post, Activities for Teaching Literary Terms, that I wrote for Minds in Bloom.  It includes suggestions for games, group activities, picture books to use, and ways to incorporate the terms into reading and writing activities.  Check it out here:



And while you’re still here with Classroom in the Middle, this link is to a nice big list of literary terms that I posted a week or so ago.  Download a copy to save if you are interested –




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