31 Mar 2013

RAF5 for Poetry and Non-Fiction: APOSSUM

This is a baby possum.
How can APOSSUM help? It's an acronym for what-to-spot when you're reading a poem or a story and will help hit the Reading Assessment 5: how do writers use language?

Alliteration
Personification (simple) (more advanced)
Onomatopoeia
Similes
Sensory Language
Underline Key Words
Metaphor

Get a more advanced list here.