Metaphors and Imagery in E.B. White's "Once More to the Lake"

Resource ID#: 175841 Type: Original Student Tutorial
error indicator Login will be required December 31, 2021 to access all the CPALMS original student tutorials. Florida public school students will continue to have access to this and all other tutorials at www.floridastudents.org or their CPALMS Class Sites. Florida public school teachers will continue to be able to access them here and on www.floridastudents.org For all other teachers, parents, and students, you can access them with a subscription on www.cpalms.com

Attachments

Accessible Version Accessible version of the tutorial content in PDF format

General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 30 Minute(s)
Keywords: English Language Arts, imagery, metaphor, figurative language, E.B. White, Once More to the Lake, interactive, tutorials, elearning, e-learning, nonfiction, literary nonfiction, informational text, English , Language Arts, ELA, personal essay
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

Aligned Standards

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these benchmarks.

Suggested Tutorials


Word Sleuth: Using Context Clues:

Learn to use context clues, including synonyms, antonyms, and inferences, to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in this interactive tutorial.

Analyzing Connotative Meaning in Annie Dillard's "Total Eclipse":

Learn to differentiate the connotative and denotative meanings of words in context. In this interactive tutorial, you'll  study excerpts from “Total Eclipse,” an essay written by Annie Dillard. You will analyze Dillard’s word choices throughout portions of her essay to better understand their impact and meanings. 

The Bermuda Triangle: Full of Mysterious Words! (Part Two):

Determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases in an informational text about the Bermuda Triangle in this three-part interactive tutorial. In Part 2, you'll practice determining the meaning of unknown vocabulary using context clues and dictionary skills.

Click below to complete all three parts!

The Bermuda Triangle: Full of Mysterious Words! (Part Three):

Determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases in an informational text about the Bermuda Triangle in this three-part interactive tutorial. In Part 3, you'll practice determining the meaning of unknown vocabulary using context clues and dictionary skills.

Click below to open the first two parts.

The Bermuda Triangle: Full of Mysterious Words! (Part One):

Determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases in an informational text about the Bermuda Triangle in this three-part interactive tutorial. In Part 1, you'll practice determining the meaning of unknown vocabulary using context clues and dictionary skills.

Click below to complete all three parts!

Exploring and Gathering Vocabulary:

Learn several ways to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words, including context clues, word parts, and dictionary skills. In this interactive tutorial, you'll apply these strategies to text passages from John Muir's book A Thousand-mile Walk to the Gulf, which includes vivid descriptions of Florida in the late 1800s.

Analyzing Words and Phrases with the Gettysburg Address:

Read and examine Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in this interactive tutorial. First, you'll practice using context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in the famous text. Next, you'll analyze Lincoln's specific word choice throughout the speech and examine how it conveys his tone or attitude.

Related Resources

Other vetted resources related to this resource.