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New Review Figurative Language Packet
A definitive resource for your figurative language unit includes several worksheets and activities to reinforce writing skills. It addresses poetic elements such as simile and metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and idioms, and provides several activities for kids to practice their skills.
6th - 12th Language Arts 216 Views 182 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tongue Twister Alliteration Fluency
Betty Bodda bought some butter; but, she said bitterly, “I’d rather write my own tongue twister.” Discover alliteration through echo reading and choral reading of tongue twisters. Then, have potential poets prepare their own tongue twisters that use alliteration.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 291 Downloads
Boogie Woogie with a B: Using Alliteration while Exploring Patriotic Tunes
Are you looking for a way to bring writing into your history lesson - or history into your writing lesson? This cross-curricular activity is helpful and fun, no matter what class you're teaching! Using "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" by the Andrews Sisters, you can begin a discussion about World War II as well as alliteration and word choice.
8th - 11th Language Arts 9 Views 23 Downloads
Figures of Speech Slide Show
This slide show on figures of speech includes definitions, images, and examples from real texts for several common terms: metaphor, simile, personification, alliteration, irony, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, and imagery. The presentation is colorful, easy to read, and omits any distracting animations.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 166 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
On the Hunt: Understanding Figurative Language
Introduce your class to figurative language and then ask them to hunt for examples in their reading. The hunt requires pupils to write down their sources, a quoted example for each type of figurative language, and what they think the examples means.
4th - 8th Language Arts 67 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Amazing Animal Alliterations
Creatures can cause creativity! Alliteration can make writing more enjoyable and entertaining. Help your pupils grasp this concept by using animals as inspiration for alliterative sentences. Prepare your class for the activities by first reading Marti and the Mango and creating an alliterative sentence as a class.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 48 Views 126 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Effective examples, descriptive definitions, and super slides make up this PowerPoint presentation. While 24 slides is quite long, the slides are simple and filled with real-life images that show alliteration in use. At the end, learners can take a quiz and then create their own alliterative poems using PowerPoint.
6th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 24 Downloads
Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Activity: Firework by Katy Perry
Sure to engage your class in poetry, this resource requires them to identify, label, and explain poetic devices and figurative language used in Katy Perry's hit song "Firework". A well-organized page that chunks the lyrics so learners are able to more easily identify examples of devices such as metaphors, hyperbole, and alliteration.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 336 Views 496 Downloads
Test Review Sheet: Collection Four and Rhetoric
Reinforce rhetorical reading with your eighth grader honors class (or standard-level high schoolers). Using quotes from American presidents and political leaders, pupils identify the rhetorical devices highlighted in each quote. Additionally, they write an essay that incorporates various elements (allusion, alliteration, repetition, parallel structure, and climax).
8th Language Arts 15 Views 99 Downloads
Setting the Tone with Figurative Language
Explore figurative language with your secondary class. Extending a language arts unit, the lesson prompts middle schoolers to examine how an author's word choice establishes a story's tone, possibly using metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and personification.
8th Language Arts 303 Views 1806 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce your scholars to onomatopoeia and alliteration using a language elements worksheet. They examine six sound words and match them to four pictures. Next, learners read two examples of alliteration and write one of their own. They also read a poem that demonstrates how words can be funny.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 17 Views 100 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Young scholars explore alliteration in poetry. In this poetry lesson, students listen to examples of alliteration and identify the alliteration within a poem. Young scholars read a poem with a partner and identify the alliteration contained in the poem.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 31 Views 142 Downloads
New Review The Poet's Toolbox
If you need a lesson for your poetry unit, use two poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("Rain in Summer" and "The Slave in the Dismal Swamp") and a resource on Elements of Poetry. The lesson plan guides you through activities on figurative language and poetic structure, and provides worksheets for kids to write their own examples of similes and metaphors.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 28 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Robert Frost's "Nothing Gold Can Stay" serves as a model for a poetry analysis activity. The whole class critiques the sample and then groups select a poem and prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which they illustrate how their poet uses literary devices to develop themes.
7th - 9th Language Arts 126 Views 80 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Poetry Shopping Spree
Scholars demonstrate the ability to evaluate authors' use of literary elements such as metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, and onomatopoeia. They are provided with a checklist and must shop for poems that contain the poetry terms on their list.
6th - 12th Language Arts 25 Views 616 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lots of Lessons from Aesop
Aesop’s Fables offer young learners an opportunity to study figurative language. After reviewing theme, simile, alliteration, and metaphor, model for your pupils how to identify examples of these devices in the fable. Class members then work in groups to locate examples in a second story.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 73 Downloads