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Figurative Language Gallery Walk Activity

Grade Levels
4th - 7th, Homeschool
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38 pages
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Are you looking for a fun activity to help students review figurative language? Then try this engaging figurative language gallery walk that gets kids up and moving...and thinking! This product includes 30 quick sentences that ask students to determine which type of figurative language is being used.

This is great practice for recognizing examples of:









What's Included?

*30 full-page task cards in a blackline format (black ink on white paper). Simply print cards onto your favorite colored paper or card stock, or mount on a colorful background. You can also laminate printed cards for years of use!

*Student recording sheet

*Figurative language review sheet (Definitions and examples are given for each of the seven featured types of figurative language.) This serves as a handy guide for those students who still need a little help.

*Answer key

****Once your students have mastered this gallery walk, have them try their hand at identifying figurative language in short excerpts from REAL books!****

Figurative Language in YA & Children's Literature: A Gallery Walk

***PLEASE NOTE: This activity uses the same examples as those found in my Figurative Language BOOM Card™ set.****


Whether you call it a gallery walk, scavenger hunt, or write the room, this up-and-at-'em activity is terrific practice for even the most reluctant students.

I hope this quick and easy review is just what you need to reinforce the important skill of recognizing figurative language!


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