"There once was a word named Personification who lived in a house as beautiful as a simile."
This short story and accompanying unit illustrates the use of figurative language while teaching about plot, elements of good writing and more. The unit is aligned to common core standards and is recommended for grades 5-8.
In this unit:
Page 1: Cover page
Page 2: Figurative Language Terms Info. Sheet
Pages 3-5: Figurative Language Terms Word Wall Cards
Pages 6-7: Short Story - Everything is an Allegory
Pages 8-9: Story Elements Worksheet and Answer Key
Pages 10-13: Figurative Language Worksheets and Answer Keys
Pages 14-17: Figurative Language Story Essay Assignment
Pages 18-19: Story Assignment Checklist and Rubric
Pages 20-22: Poem and Figurative Language in Poetry Assignment
Pages 23-28: Figurative Language Games, cards and spinner
Pages 29-30: Goal Cards for standards addressed