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Introduce figurative language with ease using this mini-lesson and printables! Help students identify, distinguish, and explain SIMILE, METAPHOR, HYPERBOLE, IDIOM, PERSONIFICATION, ONOMATOPOEIA, ALLITERATION. Scaffolded student materials and are included!
Begin with cloze/skeleton notes, which are color-coded for additional student support. To identify examples of figurative language, a text is provided for teacher modeling, group practice, and independent application using two-column notes strategy. A matching review is provided for closure and formative assessment at the end of the lesson!
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