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Washington Middle School

2300 East Jackson Street
Springfield, IL 62703

2019 - 2020

Elements of Horror Fiction - video

Watch this quick youtube video as an introduction to the genre of horror fiction.

Elements of Horror Fiction

This blog outlines several elements of good horror fiction. Once we know what they are, we can identify this genre and how authors use writing strategies and techniques to create this type of genre.

2018 - 2019

2016 - 2017

2015 - 2016

Literary Devices and Figurative Language

Read through this slideshow to learn all about literary devices! Then go to Study Island and show how much you've learned!

2013 - 2014

2012 - 2013