This figurative language activity resource, containing multiple language activities, works with students discovering 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.
◊ 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,
◊ an understanding idioms activity,
◊ multiple meaning words activity,
◊ an understanding Amelia Bedelia's mistakes activity, and Identify the type of figurative language activity.
Will last through multiple sessions.
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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