Use these 27 Figurative Language Task Cards or Google Slides for ELA practice and enrichment with simile, metaphor, idiom, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration.WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:27 Task Cards (prints 4 to a page)Black-lineColorRecording SheetsDIGITAL:Google SlidesEasel ActivityDIFFERENTIATION OPTIONS:Digital or PrintChallenge Card to extend the lessonMultiple versions of the recording sheet includedGreat for 4th, 5th, 6th, or 7th grade! CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW TO SEE A
Common Core Standards Graphic Organizers for Reading Notebooks Grades 6, 7, 8 - Use with Any Fiction & Informational Texts NEWLY UPDATED! This bundle of organizers has 50 new pages added! Total of 92 organizers, plus 10 bonus pages.EDITABLE ORGANIZERS HERE:Google Drive Literature Graphic Organizers (Common Core Aligned)**If you teach multiple grade levels, purchase the set for the highest grade level you teach. You do not need to purchase both the 6,7,8 and 9-10 packs. The 9-10 builds on th
Studying figurative language makes students better readers and writers! In this unit students will define, interpret, write, read, and analyze six types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and hyperbole.Each lesson includes guided instruction, independent writing practice, independent reading practice (with two reading passages for each lesson), and a super fun and engaging figurative language activity. Speaking of engaging activities, in thi
This Greek Mythology Unit contains over 200 pages and it is the perfect addition to an Ancient Greece Interactive Notebook or Ancient Greece unit. These Greek mythology projects and activities include full text versions of a variety of Ancient Greek myths, telling the tales of the Olympians and other Greek Gods and Goddesses. It contains all of the resources, foldable activities, graphic organizers, and mythology worksheets you need to teach your students about the gods, goddesses, heroes, and m
The Middle Grades ELA Common Core Toolbox contains 77 learning activities aligned to the CCSS for grades 6-8. It includes printables that can be used multiple times throughout the year to address nearly all of the standards in reading literature and informational texts, and many of the speaking and listening, writing, and language standards. It also has two pages of writing prompts and warm-ups. The Standards Guide at the end details the CCSS that correspond to each printable.
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Holes by Louis Sachar Book Unit contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 5 - 8. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructed response questions, lessons on writing informational text, and figurative language.Digital Activities for Google SlidesOpen-ended questions such as constructed response questions and skill lessons are provided through Google Slides. Digital Activities for Boom LearningMultiple-choice, matching, etc. type question
Common Core Vocabulary (Language) Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12 includes 17 separate organizers to help students practice essential skills. Updated to include a Google Slides editable version--perfect for distance learning--that can be shared digitally with your students! This IS included in the following bundles: • Common Core Bundle for Grades 6, 7, 8• Common Core Bundle for Grades 9-12Skills practiced include: using and studying Greek and Latin roots (etymology), affixes (prefixes and su
Common Core Language and Reading Practice Using Song Lyrics: "Roar" by Katy Perry - updated for distance learning!This IS included in Poetry Resources Bundle, Volume 2.This activity uses popular song lyrics ("Roar" By Katy Perry, written by Bonnie McKee) to practice figurative language & poetic devices. It also includes exercises for students to analyze tone/mood and how the devices contribute to the overall meaning. *NEWLY ADDED (Feb. 26, 2014): Activities for analyzing word connotations (n
This daily language spiral review is one of the easiest ways to make sure you are covering all of the important grammar and vocabulary standards that your students need to know. PREVIEW and REVIEW all year long!This resource is designed to be used daily (Monday-Thursday) for up to 36 weeks. Each week has 20 (“5 a Day”) language skill items that can be done in class or assigned for homework and then discussed/corrected in class the following day. On Fridays, you can assess student learning with
Need figurative language activities? Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce figurative language. These 100 cards each have examples of figurative language taken from authentic texts and popular YA literature. Students will sort them into seven categories: metaphors, similes, personification, hyperboles, idioms, onomatopoeia, alliteration. Before you buy...this product is part of a BUNDLE that will save you money.You will want to use this student-centered activity for y
This Daily Doodle Vocabulary resource will introduce your students to dozens of new vocabulary words, and a brand-new way of learning them: with doodles!When students are exposed to new words, they become strong readers and writers. This resource contains 160 words -- enough for an entire school year! Doodling has been shown to improve concept retention, so with this resource, your students will have the tools they need to boost their vocabulary knowledge to new heights. The words in this resou
This resource has everything you need to implement Mentor Sentences DIGITALLY or in print in your middle School ELA classroom, by using sentences from popular middle grade and young adult novels. The resources includes mentor sentences for each week, examples and possible answers for each day of the week, teacher lessons and interactive notebooks lessons with all examples and answer keys, weekly assessments, projection slides, and a worksheet, or interactive notebook option for each week's sente
This is a novel study for A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle. Includes printable and digital versions. 48 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This novel study divides A Wrinkle in Time into six sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12. Includes the following:• A Wrinkle in Time novel study title page for students• Dictionary Look-up sheets (6 total)• Vocabulary Study sheets (6 total)• Understanding the Story comprehension workshe
The Hunger Games Teaching Unit Digital Download MEGA BUNDLEThis literature unit bundle was previously offered in CD format only. Thanks to TpT, I am able to offer it to you in digital download format! It includes everything that was included in my Hunger Games Teaching Unit CD, plus any NEW materials I create in the future (such as Hunger Games interactive notebook activities!).INCLUDES EVERYTHING THE CDs INCLUDED!NEWLY ADDED: The Hunger Games Interactive Notebook Flipbook: Literary AnalysisThe
English Bell Ringers: Grammar, Reading, Writing, and Speaking: These engaging English warm-ups / bell ringers are an excellent way to motivate your students, manage your classroom, and assess student understanding of the curriculum standards! There are 120 tasks for students to complete to help them improve their grammar, writing, reading strategies, figurative language & much more! All you have to do is have the screen on the projector when students walk in and your prep is done! Each of
This bundle makes a great addition to a fractured fairy tales unit in grades 3, 4, 5, or 6, providing four readers' theater scripts, reading comprehension and vocabulary extension activities, plus resources to guide students in writing their own fractured fairy tales. The fractured fairy tale readers' theater scripts are also provided in story formats and placed with their accompanying activities into 16-page distance learning packets as standalone PDF files that can be sent to students electron
This is a novel study for Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. Includes printable and digital versions. 60 pages of student work, plus an answer key! This novel study divides Walk Two Moons into nine sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-44. Includes the following:• Walk Two Moons novel study title page for students• Dictionary Look-up sheets (9 total)• Vocabulary Study sheets (9 total)• Understanding the Story compre
This Doodle Vocabulary resource will introduce your students to 36 words associated with fiction. Students will not only learn the new vocabulary words, they’ll also showcase their learning with doodles!You can use this resource in a variety of ways! You might:Create a single packet filled with the doodle vocabulary pages that students can reference all year long.Select specific pages that relate to particular pieces of literature that students are studying and highlight words.Teach all the wo
Includes printable and digital versions. This novel study divides The Giver by Lois Lowry into eight sections for study. The chapters are grouped as follows: Chapter 1-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18, 19-21, 22-23. The Giver novel study includes the following:• Novel study title page for students• Dictionary Look-up sheets (8 total)• Vocabulary Study sheets (8 total)• Understanding the Story comprehension worksheets (8 total)• Chapter Summary worksheets (8 total)• Time for a Test! assessment sh
Dissect a Poem: Complete Anatomy of a Poem Activity - Editable in Microsoft Word
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my POETRY RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE.
This exercise breaks down the different types of poems, parts of a poem, figurative language, and translation. Easy to read and understand, with plenty of examples. Teacher's guide included.
Updated: Differentiated student handouts with blanks now included AND Microsoft Word (both .doc and .docx formats) student copies, so you can cu
Restart by Gordon Korman Novel Study contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 5-7. This comprehensive digital + printable unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes/chapter questions, constructed response writing prompts, skill practice, and language arts lessons.Be sure to check out all three versions of the Restart Book Unit to determine which best fits your teaching needs and style. .Version #1 -- Restart [Gordon Korman] Google Digital + Printable
This 7th Grade Language spiral review resource can easily be used as HOMEWORK, WARM UPS, or a DAILY GRAMMAR REVIEW! This resource was designed to keep GRAMMAR & WORD STUDY standards fresh all year and to help you easily track student progress. All pages are 100% EDITABLE and easy to differentiate to fit your students' needs.✪ CLICK HERE to see more SUBJECTS & GRADE LEVELS!✪ CLICK HERE to see the DIGITAL VERSION!★★SAVE $$ with these BUNDLES★★Digital & Printable BUNDLE: Buy One Get One
Interactive Notebooks Bundle: All 5 Mini-Books Reading Analysis Nonfiction (Informational) and Fiction/Literature
This IS included in my Interactive Reading Notebook Mega Bundle.
Download my standards-based mini-books that can be used with any piece of nonfiction/informational texts and literature. Students can use these in their interactive notebooks, reading journals, or kept separate for review activities. Size of pages is approximately 6.2 inches x 5 inches (but teachers can resize when p
This resource has everything you need to implement Mentor Sentences digitally or in print in your middle School ELA classroom, by using sentences from popular middle grade and young adult novels to teach grammar. The resource includes mentor sentences for each week, examples and possible answers for each day of the week, teacher lessons and interactive notebooks lessons with all examples and answer keys, weekly assessments, projection slides, and a worksheet, or interactive notebook option for e