This activity is perfect for small groups or as an independent activity. Students determine whether phrases are similes, metaphors, or idioms & sort them.
-4 "Polar Bear Pockets" labeled similes, metaphors, idioms, & 1 blank
-10 snowballs with examples of similes
-10 snowballs with examples of metaphors
-10 snowballs with examples of idioms
-10 blank snowballs (to add more examples OR to include other figurative language, such as hyperboles, personification, or alliteration)
-Check your understanding assessment worksheet