describe how the author's use of imagery, literal and figurative language such as simile and metaphor, and sound devices achieves specific purposes;
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.
An article about springtime blooms and festivals paired with a comprehension task.
Explore the various literary devices used by authors with the set of colorful classroom posters.
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 poetry with this age-appropriate poem and accompanying vocabulary questions.
Teach students about similes and metaphors by asking them to describe... themselves!
A template to practice using onomatopeias in a piece of text.
Explore figurative language in context with this set of 28 sorting cards.
Display and discuss terms related to poetry and figurative language with a set of 30 word wall cards.
A poster providing a definition and example of an onomatopoeia poem.
Provide students with a visual reminder of the types of figurative language with this classroom display poster.
Build vocabulary and have fun with an interactive Idioms activity.
A poster highlighting how to find word meaning in context when reading a piece of text.
Remind your students about the most common types of figurative language with this set of classroom anchor charts.
Practice identifying the meaning of common idioms with an exciting game of Four-in-a-Row!
Explore, identify and interpret figurative language with this engaging roll and find activity.
A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 5 magazine.
Understand the meaning of common idioms with a classroom game of Idioms-Go Fish!
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.
A poster providing a definition and example of a concrete poem (or shape poem).
A template for students to use when analyzing a poem.
A set of 39 onomatopoeic vocabulary word cards.
Reinforce sound devices used in text by sorting 16 figurative language cards into their appropriate category.
Use this brainstorming template to practice using the sound device alliteration.
Identify and create alliteration patterns in texts.
A poster providing a definition and examples of onomatopoeia.
An editable 20-slide PowerPoint to use when teaching your students about hyperbole.