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Paired Passage - Figurative Language Assessment (Test or Quiz)
This is an assessment that could also be used as a teaching tool for paired passages with a short story and a poem. Focus is on figurative language. Short story is from Ray Bradbury - "The Naming of Names" and not included but can be found on and a poem
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Figurative Language Stories ~ Close Reading for Common Core Grades 4-8
6 original reading passages for teaching and reviewing figurative language: simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, idiom, and allusion. These activities are perfect for weekly homework, daily/bell work, classwork, review, test prep, or assessment. Each of the 6 p

Also included in: Close Reading Bundle for Grades 4-8: Bundle Palooza @ Lovin' Lit!

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Figurative Language Activities - ELA Doodle Notes and Learning Activities
This Doodle and Do resource is designed to help students understand 8 types of figurative language. First, students will complete highly engaging Doodle Notes about each type of figurative language. They'll doodle and sketch their notes on 5 different engaging doodle note pages. Students will lea

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Figurative Language Unit:  6 Types of Figurative Language Worksheets and Lessons
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, ind

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Figurative Language Stories SET 2! Close Reading for Common Core Grades 4-8+
I created these stories and activities to further challenge my students in comprehending, identifying, analyzing, and revising figurative language. The stories in this set are meant to be longer and slightly more complex than the stories in my original Figurative Language Stories set, shown on the r

Also included in: Close Reading Bundle for Grades 4-8: Bundle Palooza @ Lovin' Lit!

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Figurative Language Task Cards
Each 32 card features a different figure of speech within the context of a paragraph. Seven types of figurative language are featured: simile, metaphor, idiom, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration. The cards are presented in two formats to help you meet the needs of all of your

Also included in: Figurative Language Bundle - Printables, Task Cards, and Posters!

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Using Pictures to teach Figurative Language
Teach and review figurative language using pictures AND teach students how to apply their skills to short reading passages! With these 15 printable pages, students will have the opportunity to observe a picture and make inferences, ask questions, make predictions, etc., choose a sentence that corre

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Figurative Language STATIONS - Common Core
Figurative Language Stations with Task Cards: Would you like your students more clear on figurative language and sound devices? Motivate them with this must-have creative STATION work! You get EIGHT different stations with task cards and inviting student handouts for each. Students identify and
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Figurative Language Bundle - Printables, Task Cards, and Posters!
This is a great bundle for learning about and practicing figurative language. Each of these 4 resources dive into similes, metaphors, idioms, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, and onomatopoeia. And include many different ways to practice. The printables are the best selling figurative langua
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Figurative Language RL3.4
Figurative Language RL3.4Third Grade Reading: Figurative Language ResourceThis pack is packed full of ideas and resources to use while you are teaching the CCSS standard RL 3.4. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the pack is still valuable to use when teachings students how to determine the

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Figurative Language Worksheet Packet
This set of 7 figurative language worksheets include the following literary devices: SIMILE METAPHOR ONOMATOPOEIA PERSONIFICATION ALLITERATION HYPERBOLE IDIOM Most of the worksheets follow the same format. Part 1- Students underline the (similes) in each set of sentences. Part 2- Students read a

Also included in: Figurative Language: A Bundle of Activities with Lesson Plans!

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Theme, Author's Purpose, & Figurative Language Reading Bundle
Theme in Literature, Figurative Language, and Author's Purpose are three of my best-selling units. These extra-helpful, engaging units makes learning these three tough topics super easy and enjoyable! Students LOVE the hands-on activities, and teachers enjoy the convenience of the packets. By purch
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Figurative Language Centers | Reading Games
Do you need some engaging and low prep reading centers for upper elementary? This resource includes 11 figurative language centers that are rigorous and engaging. This center resource contains three different types of centers to review figurative language. 6 Figurative Language Reading Games: Inc

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Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions Figurative Language Differentiated
Types of figurative language included: simile, metaphor, idiom, alliteration, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, and personificationIf your students are anything like mine, they take everything literally. They are often surprised that words or sayings can have a figurative meaning.This resource is NOT a simp

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Halloween Activity -  Figurative Language & Reading Comprehension
Looking for a fun and educational way to celebrate Halloween in your classroom? Then, you’ll love the activities in this resource that give your students a trick AND treat.In this resource you’ll find a “Halloween Fun” activity. This one is the ‘TRICK’. In this activity students need to read the
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Figurative Language Activities 4th & 5th grade for Reading Comprehension
I love teaching students about the ways authors write using figurative language, but often had a challenging time finding examples in actual text. I have written 6 reading comprehension passages that focus on a style of figurative language each passage. You will be able have your readers focus on

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Figurative Language Task Cards: Quizzes, Activities, Bell-Ringers
Help your students understand elements of figurative language with this set of 32 task cards. Each card features a passage from a famous work of literature, along with a prompt asking students to identify and/or explain the device's function. The cards can work with both middle and high school stude
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Figurative Language Stories for Close Reading ~ FREE Complete Week 1!
Figurative Language Stories for Close Reading ~ FREE Complete Week 1! This includes Week 1 of my Figurative Language Stories for Close Reading. Purchase the full product here. Full Product Description: 6 original reading passages for teaching and reviewing figurative language: simile, metaphor, hy
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Figurative Language Small Group Instruction: Seven Targeted Tri-folds
These seven print-and-go tri-folds target figurative language. Use these tri-folds over the course of 7 days to provide targeted instruction on this topic. As I was creating these tri-folds, I pictured myself using them with small groups of students. Specifically, I envisioned sitting around a tabl

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Figurative Language Quiz  - Matching, Multiple Choice, Reading Comprehension
This is a figurative language quiz with three sections: Vocabulary Matching, Multiple Choice Questions, and a Reading Comprehension Passage. This would make a great review for benchmark testing or standardized testing, as well as an assessment following a figurative language unit. The quiz is 4 page
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Similes and Metaphors Worksheets and Task Cards Figurative Language
This is a set of task cards and worksheets for teaching metaphors and similes. Students will identify each type of figurative language, find examples within text, and use them in writing.Task Cards - Includes 12 cards, recording sheets, and answer key. Students will identify similes and metaphors wi

Also included in: Reading Comprehension Skills Bundle 3rd Grade 4th Grade

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Figurative Language Stations
Use these figurative language stations to strengthen your students' understanding of how and why authors use figurative language in their writing -- and to encourage them to use these devices in the pieces that they write themselves. (NOTE: these stations are part of my Figurative Language Bundle

Also included in: Figurative Language Bundle of Activities

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Learning Take Out Bundle - Figurative Language, Main Idea, Theme
Learning Take Out BUNDLE – 3 Units Finding the Main Idea, Figurative Language and Finding the Theme Learning Take Out is a HUGE hit in my classroom, and with this bundle you’ll find 3 sets of Learning Take Out resources that your students will love! What is Learning Take Out? Learning Take Out is
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Language Analysis Bundle: Diction, Figurative Language, Imagery, Syntax
*This is a bundle of text-based language analysis Powerpoint review exercises each available for separate purchase.* The following (20) Powerpoint slide presentation is a compilation of (4) separate Powerpoint presentations and can be used as individual or class practice (or printed as handouts) t
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