This activity is a relevant and thorough look at the seven most common types of figurative language: SIMILE, METAPHOR, PERSONIFICATION, ALLITERATION, ONOMATOPOEIA, HYPERBOLE, and IDIOM. Each page includes the following:
The resource shows students how to use ACADEMIC LANGUAGE when explaining figurative language. I've found these sentence stems to be extremely helpful when helping student decipher between each figure of speech. It requires them to not only think critically, but also to convey their thoughts in writing.
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