Literacy Devices

This page contains a list of literary devices and their meanings. It is very important to understand that students are not expected in any to know these terms - nor should students be expected to come up with the proper teminology if concept attainment lessons are the basis for examining the elements of a particular literary device.

Our "Instructional Strategies Online" site contains more information on Concept Attainment.

* Figurative Language Resource Page * - This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, offers examples of and definitions for several types of figurative language.

For more information on literary devices, go to Spelling

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