This download includes carefully thought-out lessons on figurative language with fun, engaging activities for students.
-20-slide PowerPoint providing definitions, examples, and explanations of the seven main types of figurative language - simile, metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole, and idiom. There are also seven practice examples with pictures as well as activity slides, notes to teacher, and extension ideas.
-Notes Template - This is a notesheet that follows along with the powerpoint - where definitions of each type of figurative language are provided and students fill in the blanks with examples from the powerpoint.
-Notes Template with Answers - This is the above notesheet with all of the blanks filled in. This can be given directly to students if you don't want them to be writing all of the notes or to English language or low level learners as a differentiation piece.
-Figurative Language Brainstorm Web - A graphic organizer where students create their own descriptive figurative language
-Figurative Language Activity Cut-Outs - Nine cut-out cards that go along with the above brainstorm web.
-Figurative Language Handout - This is a practice worksheet for students to identify the type of figurative language, give an explanation, and explain the effect. (Answer sheet is provided.)
*The PowerPoint is especially great for English language and lower level learners to keep up with their classmates, as it coordinates directly with the notes page, and there are lots of pictures.
**Added as a FREE BONUS is a Figurative Language iMovie project and rubric from my store!