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Podcasts (2) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Learning Activities (1) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities.


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Princess Bride Allusions Video
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This video clip is useful for teaching allusions using the Princess Bride. This is a segment of an ESPN broadcast where they use prominent quotes from the Princess Bride.

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Girl on Fire: Hunger Games Song Analysis
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This site contains a song inspired by the Hunger Games (scroll down to play song). The lyrics and a letter explaining the inspiration for the song are included on the site. This would be an excellent resource for teaching metaphor, allusion (to Romeo and Juliet), or author's purpose. Teachers could also use it to link lyrics from the song to scenes from the novel.

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Greek Mythology: Allusions
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This resources contains a collection of activities to teach allusions regarding Greek Mythology. The lessons include identifying allusions and explaining allusions. It then builds up to having students create their own allusions.

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