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Use Literary Devices

In this worksheet, students will develop their recognition of and utilisation of literary devices to improve fiction writing.

'Use Literary Devices' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 8 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Growing Knowledge to Support Writing

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Worksheet Overview

Knowing how to write and how to communicate well with your audience is a key skill in English.


One way to do this if you are creating fiction, is to challenge yourself in terms of the literary devices you use.

Literary devices are specific ways in which language is used to create clear meaning for the reader.


In this activity, you will develop your skills in identifying literary devices and begin to look at the effect they have.


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