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:
This resource has been designed to be used in conjunction with the following worksheet and sorting activity:
This resource was created by Meagan Lee, a Teach Starter Collaborator.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
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