Holiday Figurative Language Task Cards: Christmas Activity, Bell-Ringers

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Grade Levels
8th - 12th
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32 task cards, 4 recording sheet and answer key
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Celebrate Christmas and the winter holidays in your classroom with this set of 32 figurative language task cards. Featuring classic and contemporary holiday themed literature and poetry, each card prompts students to identify a specific element of figurative language and explain the function of its use within the passage.

Passages on the cards feature writing from Charles Dickens, Dr. Seuss, William Shakespeare, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Elements of figurative language included are:
• Metaphor
• Simile
• Alliteration
• Personification
• Hyperbole
• Oxymoron

A recording sheet and an answer key are included in this bundle.
You can use the task cards as bell-ringers, group work, individual work, or quizzes.

Get this and four more task cards sets in my holiday bundle:
Figurative Language Task Card Bundle: Seasonal, Holidays

Check out my other figurative language task cards:
Figurative Language Task Cards for Grades 7-12
Poetry Task Cards -- 32 Cards Poetic Terms and Prompts
Total Pages
32 task cards, 4 recording sheet and answer key
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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