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The Similes and Metaphors that Stole Christmas

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3rd - 4th
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Wanting to teach your students the difference between similes and metaphors? Wanting to keep your students engaged during those CRAZY few weeks/days before Christmas?

This product includes a:

  • Teacher guide
  • Story Elements Graphic organizer for the book "The Grinch Stole Christmas"
  • Anchor charts for similes & metaphors (Disguised as WANTED posters for the Grinch)
  • Similes and Metaphors that stole Christmas recording page (this is where students write their simile/metaphor from the song lyrics "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" and draw their Grinch picture)
  • Help Cindy Lou Hoo fix her broken lights activity (this is where they color code the lights based on if the phrase is a simile, metaphor, or neither)
  • Create your own simile page
  • Grinch-y Mad Libs
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.


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