This figurative language activity resource, containing multiple language activities, is an engaging book companion to Amelia Bedelia's misunderstanding of idioms, multiple meaning words, similes, and metaphors.
The materials within this resource are meant to be used with the Herman Parrish book "Amelia Bedelia Goes Back to School", which is about Amelia Bedelia's first day of school.
As with all Amelia Bedelia books, this one is full of figurative language that she misunderstands! These figurative language activities will help your students better understand Amelia's struggles while teaching about idioms and multiple meaning words.
◊ suggestions for before and during reading activities,
◊ explanations of idioms, metaphors and similes, and
◊ some cue cards to copy, to post, or put on desks as reminders,
◊ a simile-metaphor sorting activity (40 items),
◊ understanding idioms activities (20 worksheets + 20 task cards + 40 cards with game board),
◊ multiple meaning words activity (32 items),
◊ an understanding Amelia Bedelia's mistakes activity, and Identify the type of figurative language activity
◊ 16 homophones clip cards
◊ posters for the room; can also be cut up as cheat sheets
Will last through multiple sessions; suggestions given for a few different readings.
While this book is meant for younger students (usually grade 2), figurative language is more often taught grades 3-4. The materials/activities are good for those grades, or higher for some special education students.
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