Engage students in identifying between different types of figurative language. This NO PREP activity includes 20 examples of similes and metaphors for students to sort and can be used in isolation or following the reading of the book "You're Toast".
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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.