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Synesthesia: Literary Device

Author, artist, and T&W writer-in-residence Liz Arnold offers this lesson to explore the concept of synesthesia as a literary device. Students explore work by Jimi Hendrix and Arthur Rimbaud to inform their individual poems. Grade(s): 5th, 7th Genre(s): Poetry Download: Synesthesia: Literary Device Common Core Standards: (Refer to the Anchor Standards for Writing at English Language…

Sensory Language 

Author, artist, and T&W writer-in-residence Jason Leahey invites students into an experience of synesthesia in this exercise, where “the smell of lavender sounds like the flutter of butterfly wings.” This lesson offers great multi-modal strategies for engaging a variety of learning styles.  Grade(s) Taught: 4th Genre(s) Taught: Poetry Download: Sensory Language Materials Needed:  Seven small jars…

Young Writers of the World: Ethan

Ethan is a student in a Brooklyn, New York public middle school and was in a seventh-grade class taught by writer and T&W teaching artist Liz Arnold in the spring of 2015. He talked about his experience in the class and his plans for the future with editor Susan Karwoska this past May.  * Ethan:…

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