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Metaphors in SCHOOLED

Metaphors in SCHOOLED
Metaphors in SCHOOLED
Metaphors in SCHOOLED
Metaphors in SCHOOLED
Metaphors in SCHOOLED
Metaphors in SCHOOLED
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(2 MB|3 pages)
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This is a figurative language activity to use after reading Gordon Korman's novel, SCHOOLED, which has an abundance of interesting metaphors that the kids will relate to. It is a one-page activity sheet that gives examples and then asks students to explain metaphors from the novel, find additional metaphors in the novel, and list cliches that they have heard at school.

For more resources for this fun novel, see SCHOOLED Novel Study.

See more novel study assignments here.

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Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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