Figurative Language Sorting Cards

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A World of Language Learners
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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22 pages
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Illustrated examples of figurative language for students to sort. This makes an easy to set up center, or students can glue them into an interactive notebook.

Figurative Language Included

alliteration, onomatopoeia, metaphor, simile, and personification are included along with a graphic organizer.

Differentiated Sorting Cards

40 sorting cards come in color, black and white, and without pictures. Simple sentences are easy for students to read. These cards are great for ELL learners.

Additional Materials

This set also includes recording sheets, definitions for the different categories of figurative language, a sorting mat, and an answer key.

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22 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.


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