Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Practice identifying and using metaphors with this differentiated metaphors worksheet.
Simile and Metaphor Self-Portrait Worksheet
Teach students about similes and metaphors by asking them to describe... themselves!
Figurative Language Task Cards
Practice working with figurative language with this set of 12 task cards.
Figurative Language Telephone Game
Play this figurative language game with a group to practice recognizing and inventing metaphors, similes, and personification.
Grammar Word Search with Solution
A word search to help your students learn a variety of grammatical terms.
Elements of Poetry - Figurative Language
An activity to help students understand figurative language in poetry.
Poetic Devices PowerPoint
A 23-slide editable PowerPoint template to use when introducing students to poetic devices.
Figurative Language Sorting Activity
Explore figurative language in context with this set of 28 sorting cards.
Poetry and Figurative Language Workbook - Poems for Middle School
Print a pack of poems with figurative language worksheets to practice poetry analysis.
Figurative Language Anchor Charts
Remind your students about the most common types of figurative language with this set of classroom anchor charts.
Elements of Poetry Worksheet - Sound Devices
A worksheet to help students understand sound devices in poetry.
Elements of Poetry Worksheet - Idioms
A poem paired with a worksheet to help students understand idioms in poetry.
Interpreting Figurative Language - Worksheets
Explore figurative language in poetry with this age-appropriate poem and accompanying vocabulary questions.
Figurative Language - SCOOT! Task Cards
Explore figurative language in multiple ways with the set of 24 task cards.
I Have a Dream - Speech Analysis Activity
Review MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech text and explore the metaphors he used to convey his message through the accompanying questions.
Figurative Languages Lesson - Slide Deck
Teach figurative language using our comprehensive instructional slide deck and accompanying activities.
Figurative Language Flip Book
Practice identify examples of figurative language with this flip book template for kids.
Types of Figurative Language - Worksheet
Practice identifying and creating examples of figurative language with this printable worksheet.
Roll and Find – Figurative Language Worksheet
Explore, identify and interpret figurative language with this engaging roll and find activity.
A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and investigate figurative language in poetry.
Narrative Texts - Language Features
A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify and explore the language features of narrative texts.
Writing Narrative Texts Unit Plan - Year 5 and Year 6
This English unit addresses the narrative text type; specifically, how to write an engaging narrative text.
Experimenting with Poetry Unit Plan - Grade 5 and Grade 6
This English unit addresses the common elements of poetry and explores how these may be applied to shape poems, limericks, odes and simple ballads.