This product is designed to help students better understand symbolism and metaphorical language. It is a complete lesson plan and includes all the materials needed for the lesson: 2 worksheets, one activity, and an included step by step lesson plan. It is written for the grade band 6-8 in mind, but could easily be used for a higher grade level.
The lesson asks students to decipher the meanings of words and phrases both in idiomatic language and within a poem. The packet includes practice worksheets, a practice activity, and a poem for students to read. It helps guide students in understanding deeper meanings by close reading and analyzing, along with visualizing the text. The lesson also involves listening to the poem on audio, group work, questions for reflection and discussion, and writing. It revolves around the theme of LOVE.