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Figurative Language Game Show | Test Prep Reading Review Activity | Digital Game

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Take ELA review days from dull to dazzling with this Jeopardy-style classroom game! This highly engaging Figurative Language Game Show PowerPoint makes practicing figurative language something that students are EXCITED to do! 

My class CHEERS when they see this game in the plans. Students will be listening to your every word as they work hard to win a point for their team.  It’s a win-win for you and your students: kids will have FUN and be challenged to use higher-level thinking skills as they move their way through the scaffolded questions and categories!

Includes the following types of figurative language: alliteration, simile, hyperbole, idiom, simile, metaphor, and onomatopoeia.

*Check out the Game Show PowerPoint Video to see how it works! 

Game Features

  • 25 Question Slides: various questions reviewing figurative language
  • 25 Answer Slides: answers to the 25 question slides that link from each question to the answer
  • Game Board Slide: all question categories and amounts (click to go to a question and amounts will disappear as they are used)
  • Scoreboard Slide: track points for each team with a WORKING SCOREBOARD!
  • Buttons on EVERY SLIDE that will take you back to the game board or scoreboard
  • Reset Page buttons on the scoreboard and game board

Game Categories and Questions

  • TYPES: questions consist of definitions and students must identify the type of figurative language
  • ANALYZE: questions consist of a piece of figurative language and students must analyze what it means
  • EXAMPLES: questions consist of examples of figurative language and students must name which type they are
  • FIND IT: questions of a type of figurative language and 3 choices. Students must identify the choice that matches the type of figurative language in the question
  • MIXED BAG: questions include a variety of questions types from the categories above

☆ Options for Use

I play this game a little differently. I like to have all students ENGAGED and REVIEWING every question.  So, I do this by having each team answer every question. Here’s how it goes:

  1. Divide students into groups of up to six teams.
  2. One team chooses the category and amount. EVERYONE answers the questions with their groups and records their answer on their whiteboards. 
  3. The team whose turn it is shows me their answer. If correct, I award them the points. If incorrect, any team that has the correct answer can go for the steal and get the points for that question. 
  4. Then the next team gets to choose the category and points.

☆ PLEASE NOTE

  • Versions included with this resource:
    • PowerPoint file WITH Macros (working gameboard and scoreboard) *Recommended*
    • Google version (Track your own questions used and points)

  • Teacher's manual is included.
  • This file is NOT EDITABLE.

*Check out the preview video to see how it works and the difference between each version.

MAC USERS PLEASE NOTE: Please test it out BEFORE you buy! Download the Sample Game Show Test File! ***Click here to do that***

  • PowerPoint version 2008 for MAC does NOT support the use of macros which is what this presentation uses to make the scoreboard and game board work. Please visit this site to see how to check this if you are not sure.

If you have any issues or problems after purchase, please email me at angie@funin5thgrade.com. I would love to help you get this FUN and ENGAGING game started in your classroom!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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