describe how the author's use of imagery, literal and figurative language such as simile and metaphor, and sound devices such as alliteration and assonance achieves specific purposes;
A graphic organizer for students to use when categorizing sensory details.
Teach figurative language using our comprehensive instructional slide deck and accompanying activities.
Practice identifying and using metaphors with this differentiated metaphors worksheet.
Explore the various literary devices used by authors with the set of colorful classroom posters.
An article about springtime blooms and festivals paired with a comprehension task.
Experiment with similes by writing a simile poem about a special person.
Play this figurative language game with a group to practice recognizing and inventing metaphors, similes, and personification.
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.
Review MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech text and explore the metaphors he used to convey his message through the accompanying questions.
Explore figurative language in multiple ways with the set of 24 task cards.
A set of 12 task cards to practice working with figurative language.
Practice identifying and creating examples of figurative language with this printable worksheet.
A set of 14 task cards for upper elementary students to use after reading a fiction text.
A poster providing a definition and example of an onomatopoeia poem.
A template for students to use when analyzing a poem.
A set of 39 onomatopoeic vocabulary word cards.
Provide students with a visual reminder of the types of figurative language with this classroom display poster.
Remind your students about the most common types of figurative language with this set of classroom anchor charts.
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.
An editable 20-slide PowerPoint to use when teaching your students about hyperbole.
Use this brainstorming template to practice using the sound device alliteration.
A flip book template for students to identify examples of figurative language.
Explore, identify and interpret figurative language with this engaging roll and find activity.
A poster providing a definition and examples of onomatopoeia.
A poster providing a definition and example of a concrete poem (or shape poem).