Angelou uses many poetic techniques and different kinds of figurative language such as repetition, alliteration, rhyming, and similes. For this activity, students will identify and illustrate examples of figurative language in "Still I Rise". Teachers may want to review types of figurative language with students prior to reading the poem, and allow students to choose which ones they want to illustrate.
Objective: Identify, describe, and illustrate 3 literary elements in “Still I Rise”.
- Click "Start Assignment".
- In the heading, state the type of literary element.
- Illustrate each example using scenes, characters, and items.
- In the description box, briefly describe the element.
- Save and submit storyboard.
Lesson Plan Reference
Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)
Type of Assignment Individual
Type of Activity: Figurative Language
Common Core Standards
[ELA-Literacy/RL/6/4] Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone
[ELA-Literacy/RL/7/4] Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama
[ELA-Literacy/RL/8/4] Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts
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