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Here's a NEW way to engage your students in identifying, analyzing, and creating figurative language to determine author's purpose.
This activity combines the critical thinking of figurative language analysis and the fun of Halloween. Terms covered" Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, and Personification.
There are three different parts to these 28 task cards.
Part 1: Identifying the type of figurative language and explaining how you know.
Part 2: Creating your own figurative language from an image.
Part 3: Determining author's purpose in using figurative language.
Answer sheet and answer KEY provided.
```Use this activity in so many different ways!```
Students can work on this independently, in pairs, or in groups. Use it whole class, in stations, or if you love getting your kids moving, it can be printed out to use for a gallery walk activity.
Try before you buy!!! Download the Preview File (in PDF) to see a few of the cards, the answer sheet, and answer key.
These activities are aligned to:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.6.5.A Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
Texas English 1 TEK 4(A) explain how figurative language (e.g.,personification, metaphors, similes, hyperbole) contributes to the meaning of a poem.