Looking for an engaging and interactive activity around Figurative Language? Then you have come to the right place! This document is written based on the text, The Case of The Gasping Garbage, but it can be easily edited for any other text that contains figurative language.
There are three differentiated worksheets in this document. Students are asked to locate, illustrate, and explain the meaning of figurative language used in the text. The approaching(1 dot) and meeting(2 dot) students are provided with scaffolds throughout the task to help them complete the task independently. There is also a task-specific student friendly rubric included in this document to help students self-assess themselves and to become more independent learners.