CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5a Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
This is a book that I wrote when I could not find a text that contained:
This download contains colored text, along with 6 mini lessons.
An introductory mini lesson encourages readers to identify various literary tools, and inspires writers to use language playfully!
A mini lesson is given for each kind of figurative language, beginning with teacher modeling and ending with an opportunity for independent student practice.
Additionally, a graphic organizer is included for the students to practice playful language. Themed writing paper is attached for students to write stories as an extension activity. --Shannon Henderson
Graphics thanks to Tracee Orman
Ronin's Snowman, A figurative Language Unit by Shannon Henderson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States License.