Theme in Literature, Figurative Language, and Author's Purpose are 3 of my best-selling units. These 3 units are now bundled together to save you money and bring fun and learning to your classrooms!
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"Terrific resource. Engaging, attractive, and complete. Thank you!"
"I'm using this with my special education high school students who are having problems understanding the concept behind these study skills. I like this packet because the material is such that it can be presented to high schoolers without making them feel like they are doing "baby work." "
"This is great! I love how colorful it is and the fables that go with it to illustrate! Thanks!"
"Excellent resources for use in studying figurative language!! Looking forward to using it! Thanks for a student and teacher friendly product!!"
Each of the 3 units includes games, worksheets, posters, activities, and much more to help reinforce and enrich each of the topics. In a nutshell, here is what each unit includes:
Theme in Literature:
Theme Poster: Both in color for classroom display and in black and white for use in Reading Journals or as handouts.
Theme Labels: 8 labels of common themes in fun fonts. Both in color and black and white for student use.
Mini Foldable Theme Book: No staples required! A fun way for students to identify theme and provide supporting evidence from the text.
Reading Journal Foldable: A 4-flap foldable for students to highlight theme and supporting evidence in their Reading Journals.
Theme in Fables: Theme is explored through 4 fables with worksheets.
Moons, Mars, and Matching: 8 Space-related passages for students to read and then match to a theme. Answer sheet is in fun riddle format!
Blast-Off to Writing: Students choose a theme and write a short story related to that theme. Includes directions, prewriting 4-Square Organizer, and lined paper.
Photo Illustration of Suggested Activity
How to Use Posters and Labels
Author’s Purpose Posters and Labels (Colored & Black/White)
Two-Sided Author’s Purpose Bookmarks
"What’s the Purpose?" Worksheet and Answer Key
Author’s Purpose Foldable
"As Easy as Pie" Cut and Paste Worksheets & Answer Key
Author’s Purpose Scavenger Hunt
"P.I.E. Points or Poof" Game
"Serving It Up!" Becoming an Author With a Purpose
(Culminating Writing Project)
Aligned to Common Core standards, this unit not only focuses on identifying author's purpose in reading text, but also on using author's purpose when writing. The culminating project provides a fun, meaningful opportunity for students to write to all 3 purposes.
Figurative Language Posters: Includes definitions of figurative language and each category (simile, metaphor, alliteration, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia), as well as Common Core Standard and I Can Posters.
Figurative Language Labels: 6 labels of categories of figurative language in fun fonts. Both in color and black and white for student use.
Shutterflap Foldable: No staples required! A fun way for students to identify types of figurative language and create examples of each.
All That Alliteration!: Students create an example of alliteration and then illustrate it.
Figuratively Speaking: A great way to assess student mastery of types of figurative language. Worksheet format.
Zoom! Quack! Pow!: Create a 3 frame comic strip using onomatopoeia words.
Sort it Out Activity: Students sort simile and metaphor cards into the correct categories.
You will not be disappointed with these units! By buying the bundle, you save 20% off the price of each unit.
If you would rather buy just one of these units, you can find them here:
Figurative Language Unit: Simile, Alliteration, Personification, More!
Author's Purpose Unit - Worksheets, Game, Foldable, Activities, Posters, & More
Theme in Literature: Theme Match, Fables, Foldables, Writing Organizer and More
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