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This product contains an activity in which students select an example of figurative language from the text Eleven, by Sandra Cisneros, to analyze and illustrate. May be used as a formative assessment. Thank you for downloading and/or purchasing my work. I hope you find it useful and please do no
In this lesson plan, after answering comprehension questions, students will try to identify metaphors in Chapter 6 of Esperanza Rising. Following their independent reading time, students will work through a worksheet that includes several examples of figurative language and with scaffolding and then
Included in this file digital resource an interactive online Boom cards decks to understand the most basic figurative techniques in the English language . This is redeemable into your boomlearning account via the link in the downloadable file.To be updated of my news,please follow me at this link.__
7th - 9th, Adult Education
This rubric allows teachers to easily assess students' abilities to understand and identify figurative language. This rubric covers many types of vocabulary including idioms, adages, and proverbs. In addition, it includes synonyms, antonyms, homographs, prefixes and suffixes and literary devices. Th
Use these activities to introduce, practice, and review similes and metaphors. The pack includes definitions and examples, along with multiple choice practice exercises. Also included are two independent practice activities. Answer keys to all activities are included.
Great for warm-ups! Help students learn the difference between connotative and denotative language with this worksheet that asks the students to identify examples of each then provide their own.
4th - 10th
A FULL WEEK OF SELF-GUIDED READING LESSONS!This resource is perfect for distance learning; it is self-guided and it is easy to assign on Google Classroom! This resource covers five types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, alliteration, personification, and hyperbole. YouTube videos are linked
Understanding and Determining Meaning of Figurative Language Your students know the terms. Now it’s time for them to dig a little deeper and determine the meaning of figurative statements. Worksheet includes:12 Statements : Students are given figurative statements, lines from songs, and stanzas fro
This graphic organizer is created to use with the text, "Barack Obama, Son of Promise, Child of Hope, " by Nikki Grimes. Four major quotes from the text are outlined, and students will write their thoughts, feelings, and ideas about each quote. A text comparison question on the illustrations in th
This packet clearly defines a pun and includes a step-by-step graphic organizer on how to understand them. Also included is a list of simple, kid-friendly puns for your students to decipher. Cut the jokes into strips and watch your students guide each other through understanding the double meanings
5th - 12th, Adult Education
Lesson includes:Learning TargetsBlooms/DOK levelsStudent Learning ObjectiveEssential Question/Enduring UnderstandingBell Work JournalHook Activity and Link to LessonInstruction Slides (I Do)Modeling Recommendations (We Do)*Standards-Aligned Questions and Text ExcerptsGroup Task Recommendation (You D
Creative writing relies on vivid (bright and distinct) images. One way to create these images is to use figurative language, which frequently includes metaphors and similes. Metaphors and similes compare two unlike things to create an image that expresses an emotion, enhances a characteristic, and s
This worksheet will give your students practice with figurative language. At times some children are weak in that skill on standardized testing, so this should help. Given seven sentences, students write the meanings of similes, metaphors, idioms, and personification. Some of the underlined phrases
Common Core asks students to understand what figurative language means rather than just being able to identify it. For example, students should be able to say "He felt on top of the world" means this character felt happy and excited. This activity uses the popular story "The Princess and the Pea"
It is time to let the cat out of the bag! A little birdie has told me that IDENTIFYING IDIOMS is a piece of cake! This bundle is filled with idiom phrases sure to help your students expand their creative writing and comprehension. Included: Idiom Matching Cards/Flash Cards/Memory Game Creative W
MetaphorsStudents will understand the meaning of a metaphor, practice writing metaphors, and explain the meaning of metaphors.
3rd - 5th
Engage students in determining the meaning of figurative language with text message analysis! Why did I create this product?My students love anything related to text messages. My students can identify the type of figurative language (especially those similes and metaphors!).... BUT.... they could no
Luck of the Irish: Understanding Figurative Language is a selection of figures of speech related in some way to St. Patrick’s Day. There are 24 cards, two game activities and a spinner.
4th - 6th
Figurative language posters help reinforce students' understanding of the various figurative techniques, whilst at the same time brightening up your classroom walls and creating an engaging learning environment. **************************************************************************BRAND NEW 2019
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Poetry is often either a teacher's favorite component to teach, or his/her most dreaded! Either way, these lesson plans, worksheets, notes pages and posters will help you to feel equipped when teaching poetry... and hopefully leave you and your students loving it. **************SAVE 25% by buying
8th - 11th
These figurative language worksheets reading comprehension passages can be used digitally for distance learning or in the classroom to practice identifying figurative language in the text. Use the worksheets for your 4th & 5th-grade students and use them over the summer, school year, tutoring,
Your students will love this Personification PowerPoint and Worksheets set; This is a highly visual and interactive PPT that consists of 52 slides, jam-packed with animation, sound effects, and interactive activities. Five printable sheets, including worksheets and a mini poster, are included to rei
These figurative language printable worksheets about idioms, adages, and proverbs are perfect for introducing these language skills. They will help your students easily identify and explain the meanings of common idioms, proverbs, and adages. The lessons included in this packet are always fun to te
Figurative Language PowerPoint Bundle10 presentations on figurative language: Figurative Language Fun and Interactive Fun, interactive PowerPoint that describes similes, metaphors, hyperboles, and personification. Proud as a Peacock - Figurative Language Fun coverage of similes, metaphors, hyper

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