Build vocabulary and have fun with idiom games.
Understand the meaning of common idioms with a classroom game of Idioms-Go Fish!
Build vocabulary and have fun with a classroom game of Idiom Bingo.
Help students identify metaphors with this classroom poster.
Practice identifying and using metaphors with this set of 10 sentences that analyze symbolism in figurative language.
Play this figurative language game with a group to practice recognizing and inventing metaphors, similes, and personification.
Review MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech text and explore the metaphors he used to convey his message through the accompanying questions.
Reinforce sound devices used in text by sorting 16 figurative language cards into their appropriate category.
In this figurative language matching game, students will pair 24 phrase cards with their corresponding literary device.
A poem that explores the feelings students may experience when heading back to school after an extended break.
A worksheet to practice identifying synonyms.
A set of 12 task cards to practice working with figurative language.
An editable PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching idioms.
A worksheet to practice identifying idioms and their meaning.
An editable PowerPoint to use when teaching sound devices to your students.
A worksheet that can be used in multiple ways when teaching figurative language.
A set of 28 figurative language example cards to use in a sorting or scoot activity.
A set of 16 task cards to practice working with antonyms.
A set of 16 task cards to practice working with synonyms.
A flip book template for students to identify examples of figurative language.
An activity for students to identify and interpret figurative language.
An article about springtime blooms and festivals paired with a comprehension task.
A vocabulary activity that focuses on the Presidential Oath of Office.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a poem about a thinker.
22 sets of synonym puzzle pieces to match up.
A journal to help students become more familiar with the genre of poetry.
A set of 3 worksheets to help your students identify descriptive and figurative language in narrative texts.
An activity to help students understand figurative language in poetry.
A comic book themed worksheet to use in the classroom when building vocabulary.
A poem paired with a worksheet to help students understand idioms in poetry.
Use this weekly active learning guide to celebrate National Physical Fitness Month in your Grade 4 or Grade 5 classroom.
A set of 14 task cards for upper elementary students to use after reading a fiction text.