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.
Identify and create alliteration patterns in texts.
Identify and interpret hyperboles used in sentences.
In this figurative language matching game, students will pair 24 phrase cards with their corresponding literary device.
A set of 12 task cards to practice working with figurative language.
A worksheet to practice identifying idioms and their meaning.
A board game to practice working with different types of figurative language.
An editable PowerPoint to use when teaching figurative language.
An editable 20-slide PowerPoint to use when teaching your students about hyperbole.
A worksheet to practice identifying hyperbole in a piece of text.
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 template to practice using onomatopeias in a piece of text.
Use this brainstorming template to practice using the sound device alliteration.
A flip book template for students to identify examples of figurative language.
An activity for students to identify and interpret figurative language.
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 poem paired with a worksheet to help students understand idioms in poetry.
Use this weekly poetry guide to celebrate National Poetry Month in your primary classroom.
A poster providing a definition and example of a simile poem.
A poster to use with young students when teaching similes.
A poster providing a definition and examples of onomatopoeia.
A template for students to use when learning how to write a simile poem.