Figurative Language Sort Activity 100 Card Sorting Game Simile, Metaphor & more

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Learning Objective

Students will be able to recognize seven type of figurative language: metaphors, similes, personification, hyperbole, idiom, onomatopoeia, and alliteration.

Description

Need figurative language activities? Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce figurative language. These 100 cards each have examples of figurative language taken from authentic texts and popular YA literature.

Students will sort them into seven categories: metaphors, similes, personification, hyperboles, idioms, onomatopoeia, alliteration.

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You will want to use this student-centered activity for years to come!

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♦ 100 cards with figurative language examples

♦ Fill-in-the-blank quiz

♦ Answer keys

♦ Placemats with terms

♦ Directions and ideas for use

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Teachers are Saying:

  • "We have talked so much about figurative language but for some reason it never "clicked" with my students. Being able to see so many wonderful examples from books they have read finally made it click how important figurative language is! Plus it being a sorting activity allowed such deep conversations about why they thought it was that type of figurative language. Wonderful product!" -Ashley S.

  • "This is a fun and engaging way for students to practice identifying literary devices. My students loved it." -Caitlyn F.

  • "I was in a pinch right before testing started and needed low-prep activities for my kids to use as review! This was soooo helpful!!" -Tina N.

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Standards

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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

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