This PowerPoint presentations contains 27 slides about figurative language and makes a great mini-lesson. The PowerPoint covers idioms, similes, metaphors, hyperboles, cliches, and onomatopoeia. Slides clearly define the various types of figurative language and provide examples. The final part of the presentation allows you to check for your students' understanding. You can call upon individual students or have students write responses on dry-erase boards so that all students are actively engaged.
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Figurative Language: Grades 4-8
by Tonya Davis
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