Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
A graphic organizer for students to use when categorizing sensory details.
Have a Figurative Language bowl review with this self-checking Google interactive activity.
Teach figurative language using our comprehensive instructional slide deck and accompanying activities.
Practice identifying and using metaphors with this differentiated metaphors worksheet.
Experiment with similes by writing a simile poem about a special person.
Teach students about similes and metaphors by asking them to describe... themselves!
Explore figurative language in context with this set of 28 sorting cards.
A template to practice using onomatopeias in a piece of text.
Explore figurative language in poetry with this age-appropriate poem and accompanying vocabulary questions.
Display and discuss terms related to poetry and figurative language with a set of 30 word wall cards.
Build vocabulary and have fun with an interactive Idioms activity.
Remind your students about the most common types of figurative language with this set of classroom anchor charts.
A poster providing a definition and example of an onomatopoeia poem.
Understand the meaning of common idioms with a classroom game of Idioms-Go Fish!
A set of 12 task cards to practice working with figurative language.
A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 5 magazine.
A template for students to use when analyzing a poem.
A set of 39 onomatopoeic vocabulary word cards.
Practice identifying the meaning of common idioms with an exciting game of Four-in-a-Row!
Practice identifying and creating examples of figurative language with this printable worksheet.
Use this brainstorming template to practice using the sound device alliteration.
A flip book template for students to identify examples of figurative language.
Build vocabulary and have fun with idiom games.
Identify and create alliteration patterns in texts.
Explore, identify and interpret figurative language with this engaging roll and find activity.
Identify and interpret hyperboles used in sentences.
A poster providing a definition and examples of onomatopoeia.
Get to know your students and explore poetry at the same time with this simile poem scaffolding template.
A poster providing a definition and example of a concrete poem (or shape poem).
Build vocabulary and have fun with a classroom game of Idiom Bingo.
An editable 20-slide PowerPoint to use when teaching your students about hyperbole.
A poster highlighting how to find word meaning in context when reading a piece of text.