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Figurative Language PowerPoint

Teach Starter Publishing
PowerPoint, PDF | 1 page | Years: 5 - 6

An editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching figurative language.

Use this presentation to teach your students how the author’s use of figurative language achieves a specific purpose.

The presentation describes each type of figurative language and gives an example for the students to study. The PowerPoint offers built-in check-for-understanding slides, making it easy to see which students need extra support while keeping your students engaged throughout the presentation. It also ends with a link to a figurative language activity, allowing your students to put their learning into action!

The types of figurative language taught in this PowerPoint include:

  • personification
  • hyperbole
  • simile
  • metaphor
  • idiom
  • onomatopoeia.

This resource has been designed to be used in conjunction with the following worksheet and sorting activity:

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Figurative Language Worksheet

A worksheet that can be used in multiple ways when teaching figurative language.

Teach Starter Publishing1 pageYears: 5 - 6
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Figurative Language Sorting Activity

A set of 28 figurative language example cards to use in a sorting activity.

Teach Starter Publishing1 pageYears: 5 - 6


This resource was created by Meagan Lee, a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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