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Figurative Language Task Cards: 24 Cards for Similes, Idioms and More!

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Use these 27 Figurative Language Task for ELA enrichment. Seven types of figurative language are included: simile, metaphor, idiom, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration. The tasks on these cards are designed to be done without extra help or extra materials other than paper and pencil, and are mostly writing based.

Each card is numbered so students can easily track which cards they have completed. A student recording sheet is also included. These cards will look best in color, but will also print out fine in grayscale. Simply print and cut along the guidelines. Laminate and use them again and again. Another option is to print on card stock. The labels on this page can be used for your Figurative Language Center or on the container/baggie you use to hold the task cards.


NOTE: This product was updated in March 2013 to include 3 more cards (27 total), a cover/label card, and Common Core Standards Addressed.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5a Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5a Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.5a Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.

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On  February 10, 2014,  Buyer asked:
Do you have another figurative language? I misunderstood when I purchased these. I wanted the story or paragraph on the card.
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On  February 10, 2014Rachel Lynette answered:
Actually, I do. I made those ones a few years ago and this new set is a totally different concept. Here are the ones you want:

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Figurative-Language-Task-Cards-Differentiated-Paragraph-Cards-CCSS-Aligned-1105423
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When are you going to correct the error in the simile example? You have used a instead of as
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On  September 22, 2013Rachel Lynette answered:
I do have some in bundles. You can find them here:

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On  May 12, 2013,  Julie G. asked:
LOVE your stuff!!!
I was scoping out your Figurative Language Package, and you may want to check out your simile card. It has this sentence - Maria was a graceful as a swan. I believe you meant - Maria was as graceful as a swan.
Thank you for using the GIFT God gave you because I am just one of your BIGGEST fans!!
JG
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Do these task cards include adages?
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On  September 28, 2012Rachel Lynette answered:
Not as I understand adages. Idioms and adages sometimes overlap, but nothing that specifically addresses adages. Sorry!
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I was wondering if you had the answer key to this set? I have purchased a lot of your materials. Really enjoy using them in my classroom
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On  February 23, 2012Rachel Lynette answered:
The tasks are totally open-ended and so an answer key isn't really possible. Take a peek at the free preview and I think you will see what I mean. Thanks for the kind words and for being such a terrific customer!
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Figurative Language Task Cards: 24 Cards for Similes, Idio
Figurative Language Task Cards: 24 Cards for Similes, Idio
Figurative Language Task Cards: 24 Cards for Similes, Idio
Figurative Language Task Cards: 24 Cards for Similes, Idio