Literature Skills Posters - 4/Set

Literature Skills Posters - 4/Set

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Use these posters to teach your students literature information including clear definitions of genres, elements, and forms of figurative language.

Set includes:

Literary Genres
  • Mystery: A story involving a puzzling crime or another suspenseful event.
  • Science Fiction: A story in which science is used to create an extraordinary plot.
  • Fantasy: A story with characters and events that could not exist in real life and have no basis in science.
  • Historical Fiction: A made-up story that takes place during an actual time in history.
  • Drama: A story designed to be acted out.
  • Realistic Fiction: A story set in the present and involving events that could actually happen.
  • Adventure: A story that involves dangerous or daring events.
  • Folktale: A story that was originally told rather than written down.
  • Poetry: Writing in which the meaning and sound of words are especially important.
  • Nonfiction: Factual writing that informs a reader about a topic.

Elements of Literature
  • Plot: The events that occur in a story.
  • Theme: The central idea or lesson about life a story conveys.
  • Setting: Where and when a story takes place.
  • Characterization: The development of the characters in a story.
  • Conflict: A struggle or problem a character must overcome.
  • Mood: The feeling a reader gets from a story.
  • Style: The way an author uses language to write a story.
  • Tone: The author's voice or attitude about what he or she writes.
  • Point of View: Who the narrator is and what information he or she provides.
  • Foreshadowing: The use of clues to suggest what will happen later in a story.

Figurative Language
  • Metaphor: A comparison that does not include the words like or as.
  • Simile: A comparison that includes the words like or as.
  • Hyperbole: Extreme exaggeration used to make a point.
  • Personification: The act of giving human qualities to animals or inanimate objects.
  • Idiom: An expression whose meaning is different from the meanings of its individual words.
  • Symbol: An object that represents an idea.
  • Onomatopoeia: A word whose sound suggests its meaning.
  • Understatement: A statement that is weakened in order to convey a stronger meaning.
  • Alliteration: The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words.
  • Cliché: An overused or predictable expression.

Why Read Literature?
  • To learn about new places
  • To learn about other people
  • To learn about the past or imagine the future
  • To learn about new topics and ideas
  • To experience other points of view
  • To learn about yourself
  • To develop your imagination
  • To exercise your brain
  • To become a better writer
  • To have fun
Series:  Skills Enhancement
Construction:  Paper
Dimensions:  17"H x 22"W
Grade Level:  4-9

Set includes:
  • 4 Posters
  • 4 Reproducible activity sheets
  • Teacher's guide
Shipping Method:  Ground

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Use these posters to teach your students literature information including clear definitions of genres, elements, and forms of figurative language.

Set includes:

Literary Genres
  • Mystery: A story involving a puzzling crime or another suspenseful event.
  • Science Fiction: A story in which science is used to create an extraordinary plot.
  • Fantasy: A story with characters and events that could not exist in real life and have no basis in science.
  • Historical Fiction: A made-up story that takes place during an actual time in history.
  • Drama: A story designed to be acted out.
  • Realistic Fiction: A story set in the present and involving events that could actually happen.
  • Adventure: A story that involves dangerous or daring events.
  • Folktale: A story that was originally told rather than written down.
  • Poetry: Writing in which the meaning and sound of words are especially important.
  • Nonfiction: Factual writing that informs a reader about a topic.

Elements of Literature
  • Plot: The events that occur in a story.
  • Theme: The central idea or lesson about life a story conveys.
  • Setting: Where and when a story takes place.
  • Characterization: The development of the characters in a story.
  • Conflict: A struggle or problem a character must overcome.
  • Mood: The feeling a reader gets from a story.
  • Style: The way an author uses language to write a story.
  • Tone: The author's voice or attitude about what he or she writes.
  • Point of View: Who the narrator is and what information he or she provides.
  • Foreshadowing: The use of clues to suggest what will happen later in a story.

Figurative Language
  • Metaphor: A comparison that does not include the words like or as.
  • Simile: A comparison that includes the words like or as.
  • Hyperbole: Extreme exaggeration used to make a point.
  • Personification: The act of giving human qualities to animals or inanimate objects.
  • Idiom: An expression whose meaning is different from the meanings of its individual words.
  • Symbol: An object that represents an idea.
  • Onomatopoeia: A word whose sound suggests its meaning.
  • Understatement: A statement that is weakened in order to convey a stronger meaning.
  • Alliteration: The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words.
  • Cliché: An overused or predictable expression.

Why Read Literature?
  • To learn about new places
  • To learn about other people
  • To learn about the past or imagine the future
  • To learn about new topics and ideas
  • To experience other points of view
  • To learn about yourself
  • To develop your imagination
  • To exercise your brain
  • To become a better writer
  • To have fun
Series:  Skills Enhancement
Construction:  Paper
Dimensions:  17"H x 22"W
Grade Level:  4-9

Set includes:
  • 4 Posters
  • 4 Reproducible activity sheets
  • Teacher's guide
Shipping Method:  Ground

To calculate shipping costs, please view your shopping cart.
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