Farewell to Manzanar: Figurative Language Crossword—Unique!

Farewell to Manzanar: Figurative Language Crossword—Unique!
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This crossword puzzle contains figurative language from FAREWELL TO MANZANAR. Every clue is an example of simile, metaphor, hyperbole, or personification from the book. A key word in each clue is left out, so students must use their knowledge of the story and their imaginations as well as their critical thinking skills to fill in the blank. As they work, students note what type of figurative language each clue contains.

HERE'S AN EXAMPLE:
* Manzanar would always live in my nervous system, a __ with Mama's voice. ANSWER: needle.

A creative way to approach figurative language!

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