A comprehensive resource pack helping students explore the concept of figurative language.
Being able to interpret figurative language is an important comprehension strategy for students to understand.
This teaching resource pack includes:
- Interpret Figurative Language Poster
- Figurative Language Poster Pack
- Figurative Language – Soccer Worksheet
- Figurative Language – Self Portrait Activity
- Figurative Language – Sorting Worksheet
- Onomatopoeia Word Wall Vocabulary Cards – Blank
- Interpreting Figurative Language – Comprehension Task
- Elements of Poetry Worksheet – Figurative Language
NSW Curriculum alignment
Identifies the effect of purpose and audience on spoken texts, distinguishes between different forms of English and identifies organisational patterns and features
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts
Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the readerâ€™s reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and prose
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes
Australian Curriculum alignment
Discuss the nature and effects of some language devices used to enhance meaning and shape the readerâs reaction, including rhythm and onomatopoeia in poetry and proseElaborationsidentifying the effect of imagery in texts, for example the use of ...
Understand, interpret and experiment with a range of devices and deliberate word play in poetry and other literary texts, for example nonsense words, spoonerisms, neologisms and punsElaborationsdefining spoonerisms, neologisms and puns and exploring ...
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odesElaborationsdiscussing how figurative language including simile and metaphor can ...
Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts, for example, using imagery, sentence variation, metaphor and word choiceElaborationsselecting and using sensory language to convey a vivid picture of ...
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