Help your students build a thorough understanding of this literary term by engaging with great examples from prose and poetry. This complete lesson defines the term allusion, and includes examples, activity sheets, and a writing exercise.
ALLUSION: a reference to a well-known person, place, or thing in history or in fiction
This is a complete lesson about allusion. The definition of the term is followed by a discussion using excellent examples in prose and poetry. Activity sheets provide questions that promote and ensure understanding, and a writing exercise that provides an opportunity for application.
Includes a teacher guide that discusses literary terms, suggests a lesson cycle, provides NCTE/IRA standards, and includes an answer key.
Allusion is excerpted from THE LITERARY TERMS HANDBOOK.
Allusion and The Literary Terms Handbook are products of Sunflower Education.