Literary Devices in Children's Literature


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What literary device is often used in children's literature to give human-like characteristics to animals or non-human objects?

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1. What literary device is unique to children's literature and uses images to relate the story in a new or deeper way?

2. It is incredibly important for children's literature to have _____ in characters, settings, and illustrations to make sure there is something for children in any situation to relate to.

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What literary devices are used in children's literature? Gauge your knowledge of these elements and themes by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these tools, you can assess your knowledge of the following topics:

  • What settings need to be in children's literature
  • How characters, settings, and illustrations need to be set up for children
  • The common theme of children's literature
  • Literary device that uses images to relate the story in a new way
  • The literary device that gives human-like characteristics to animals or non-human objects

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on elements of children's literature
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how the setting of children's literature needs to be set up
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of literary devices

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Literary Devices in Children's Literature can be used if you want to keep learning about these devices in an interactive manner. You can cover the following objectives:

  • Review examples of a theme used in children's literature
  • Determine what good children's literature uses
  • See what characters need to look like in children's literature