Figurative Language - Figurative or Literal Sort Cards and Mini-Unit

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
Standards
Formats Included
  • PDF
Pages
28 pages
$4.25
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If you're introducing your students to figurative language, or you realize you need to re-teach the concept, this is just the unit you need! Teach your students the difference between figurative and literal language. The Figurative or Literal Sort Cards Unit is perfect for grades 3-5. Engaging sort cards will help students practice this skill. Differentiated activities & assessments and re-teaching activities are included. Just print, cut, and go!


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Included in this fun resource you'll find

  • 30 pairs of sort cards
  • Differentiated sort cards for remediation
  • Two sort sheets
  • Blank sort cards for students to complete
  • Two assessments with keys
  • Two differentiated assessments
  • Mini-lessons on teaching the difference between literal

and figurative

  • Two T-Charts for using with your lessons
  • Options for using the sort cards
  • Mini-lessons for teaching similes and metaphors

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Total Pages
28 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 days
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

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