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Use these 27 Figurative Language Task for ELA enrichment. Seven types of figurative language are included: simile, metaphor, idiom, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration. The tasks on these cards are designed to be done without extra help or extra materials other than paper and pencil, and are mostly writing based.
Each card is numbered so students can easily track which cards they have completed. A student recording sheet is also included.
Each card is numbered so students can easily track which cards they have completed. You will find a student recording sheet which you can use for this purpose. Print this set out in color. For black and white printing, please use the black line version included in this download. Simply print and cut along the guidelines. Laminate and use them again and again. Another option is to print on card stock. It works well to keep them in a baggie, envelope, or folder. Another option is to hole-punch a corner of each card and put them all on a ring. A cover card you can use as a label is also included.
Contents of this set include:
• Directions and Suggestions
• 27 Task Cards Color
• 27 Task Cards Black Line
• Challenge Card
• Student Answer Sheets
• Answer Key
What teachers have said about this resource:
♥ Thorough enough to provide solid practice and short enough that students don't lose interest. Your task cards are a great resource for a 6th grade teacher. -Caroline A.
♥ I printed these cards off on card stock, laminated them, and put them on binder rings. Anytime I am absent, or need a quick lesson, I just have the scholars work on them in pairs. It is a super easy, super quick lesson and the scholars love. -Sarah S.
♥ Love this product! It allowed students to practice figurative language with writing. I like that each type of figurative language had multiple cards with different instructions. I also liked that the cards included the definitions. I would definitely use these cards again. -Imani V.
Common Core Standards addressed in this set:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5a Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5a Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.5a Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
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