literary devices in pop songs (2)

Do you remember these literary devices?

Personification:

Oxymoron:

Hyperbole:

Alliteration:

Anaphora / simile:

Antithesis / Anaphora:

Simile / Anaphora:

Now, over to you. How many literary devices can you find in these songs?

April Fools’s Day resources

Yesterday and today we have been centring our activities around the celebration of April Fools Day, which took place on April 1st. Here you may find the resources we used, as well as some extra ones.

April Fools classroom ideas (Edutopia)

Vocabulary to talk about April Fools Day:

Hoaxes:

Flying Penguins (BBC, 2008):

Spaghetti Harvest (BBC, 1957):

Kahoot about the video

Find someone who activity: with hoaxes taken / adapted from The top 100 April Fools Hoaxes of all time.

10 amazing practical jokes (Quirkology):

Tell the hoaxes and the true stories apart: 

Google Play for pets:

Hallmark-E, your emotional assistant:

Whopper toothpaste:

Lexus Valet Lane:

Virgin trains Tick Ink:

Honda Horn Emojis:

Google Gnome:

Self-driving car planning your vacation:

Why doesn’t America read anymore? 

IKEA transforming their in-store playground, Småland, in favor of sitting pods and tablets.

T-Mobile Onesie

Google wind:

Gmail motion:

Youtube is shutting down:

Gmail Blue:

Jameson Irish Whisky:

Quilted Northern (toilet paper)- Usit app:

This is, in fact, the only video which is NOT a hoax:

#WomeninSTEM- Katherine Johnson (women at NASA)

This is the result of your hard work for our #WomeninSTEM project. Watch this video to find out about Katherine Johnson’s life, career and achievements, as well as about her colleague Mary Jackson:

#WomeninSTEM- Amy Farrah Fowler

This is the result of your hard work for our #WomeninSTEM project. Watch these videos to find out about Mayim Bialik, the actress playing Amy Farrah Fowler in The Big Bang Theory, as well as about the character she plays:

#WomeninSTEM- Joan Clarke

This is the result of your hard work for our #WomeninSTEM project. Watch this video to find out about Joan Clarke’s life, career and achievements:

#WomeninSTEM- Hedy Lamarr

This is the result of your hard work for our #WomeninSTEM project. Watch these videos to find out about Hedy Lamarr’s life, career and achievements: