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Figures of Speech: Poetry of Alice Walker
Define figures of speech with your high schoolers. They listen to you read aloud the Alice Walker poem "Did This Happen to Your Mother? Did Your Sister Throw Up a Lot?" Then they identify and analyze any figures of speech found in the reading.
10th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 65 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Figures of Speech: A Midsummer Night's Dream
High school readers analyze figures of speech in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream with support from a two-page worksheet. They respond to four multi-step questions regarding the use of metaphors, similes, hyperbole, and irony in the play.
8th - 12th Language Arts 38 Views 126 Downloads
Figurative Language: Farenheit 451
Readers analyze figurative language in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 with four text examples from part two. They identify each example as simile, metaphor, or personification, and analyze the comparison that was made. Resource includes definitions of each figure of speech.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 158 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Figurative Language: Lord of the Flies
Readers analyze figurative language in William Golding's Lord of the Flies with four text examples from chapter one. They identify each example as a simile, metaphor, or example of personification, and analyze the comparison that was made.
10th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 116 Downloads
The Bernstein Bear's Trouble with Money: Financial and Academic Literacy
What do figures of speech have to do with financial literacy? Take an interdisciplinary look at The Berenstain Bears' Trouble with Money to find out. Young analysts read about the cubs' spendthrift ways and how Mama and Papa Bear teach them to save money.
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 226 Downloads
Idioms: Get the Ball Rolling
Based on books written by Fred Gwynne, particularly A Little Pigeon Toad, this resource connects the language of idioms and figures of speech with visuals that make explicit the often humorous connections between the literal and figurative meanings.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 38 Downloads
Figures of Speech
Give your learners quick definitions of simile, metaphor, and analogy. As the first slide in this PowerPoint suggests, you can use the presentation as a warm-up and have scholars record the words and their meanings in a Literary Terms notebook.
7th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 75 Downloads
Figures of Speech Presentation
If used as part of an exploration of figures of speech, this short presentation defining similes, metaphors, and analogies could be used as a review tool in an English classroom. A teacher could augment this resource with more examples of literary terms and definitions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
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 72 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 4 Views 164 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Let's Focus on Idioms
Get online and explore idioms. Your class will use the Internet to locate, choose, and illustrate their favorite idioms. They make a class PowerPoint with illustrations for their idioms and explain the meaning of each. A great way to build interest and understanding of figures of speech.
3rd - 8th Technology & Engineering 13 Views 180 Downloads
Idioms Quiz: Animals 2
Kill two birds with one stone with a worksheet that not only gives practice using idioms but also has a technology link as well. Learners answer the 10 multiple choice questions of an online interactive quiz about the meaning of idioms that refer to animals.
5th - 6th English Language Development 3 Views 109 Downloads