Teaching Figurative Language with Picture Books - Fun in 5th Grade & MORE
Introducing your students to figurative language can be fun with picture books. Use the figurative language activities to help your students practice figurative language and be engaged. via @funin5thgrade
Figurative Language Anchor Charts
Figurative language describes an idea or item through comparison. Authors and speakers use it to enhance their messages. When students identify figurative language, their understanding increases and they improve their writing. Anchor Charts helps engage learning: Simile Metaphor Personification Hyperbole Idioms Alliteration Onomatopoeia 7 anchor charts
Figurative Language Task Cards - End of the Year Activity - Summer Activity
Standard:CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. Critique: This is a fourth grade learning station for figurative language. I think this is a very good way to have students use different figurative languages. I do not think this would be good as a whole class activity. In the station, the students could pair up and do this.
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FREE Figurative Language Picture Collection Online~ This picture, "Catching a Cab," illustrates a common expression. This site is great for teaching about figurative language. Preview before using since some images are quite literal and may not be suitable for all students.