teaching resource

Roll and Find – Figurative Language

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: 4 - 6

An activity for students to identify and interpret figurative language.

Figurative language can be a tricky concept for students to grasp. Similes and metaphors, personification and onomatopoeia – it can be hard to spot in the text! 🔍

Putting an activity like this into your reading center will allow students to practice identifying various types of figurative language. All they need is a text, a die, and this game and they are all set!

Since not all texts have every type of figurative language, you can create a challenge for your students! If they can’t identify the type of figurative language that matches their dice roll, they can create their own using the context of the text they read.

Click one of the poems below to download and use with this activity!

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