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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...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain
What does it really mean to know a language? Did you know that knowing two or more languages means that your brain might actually look and work differently than those of your monolingual friends? Discover the three different types of...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Active Engagement in Foreign Language Studies through V/C and online courses
High schoolers are engaged in using foreign languages in meaningful situations. They encounter a deeper sensitivity of cultural differences as they question how using multimedia technology enhances the learning experience and delivery of...
9th - 12th Languages
A Wizard of Earthsea: Figurative Language
Examine figurative language through the words of Ursula K. Le Guin in her novel A Wizard of Earthsea. The fifth lesson in a series of ten, the steps listed here ask pupils to go back into the text and find a striking sentence to analyze...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Foreign Language Lip-Sync Karaoke Contest
Teach your class about foreign language through transcribing lyrics. They will transcribe the lyrics of a song in a foreign language and use the lyrics to create a cloze activity as they listen and speak the language with their...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Plath, Personification, and Figurative Language in "Mirror"
What will your class members see in Sylvia Plath's "Mirror"? After reading the poem, learners engage in a Socratic seminar prompted by the provided questions. Individuals then create an illustration, focusing on the personification and...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Their Eyes Were Watching God: Figurative Language
Zora Neale Hurston's beautiful language in Their Eyes Were Watching God is not only a pleasure to read, it helps to further the plot and character development. Once your class has finished Chapter 6 of the novel, have them discuss...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Songwriting Skill - Using Figurative Language: Miley Cyrus - “Driveway”
Miley Cyrus' "Driveway" provides young lyricists with an opportunity to identify figurative language in songs. After a guided practice exercise, individuals use the provided worksheets to find examples in the song and to add images to...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
On the Hunt: Understanding Figurative Language
Young writers hunt for examples of figurative language 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. They must find...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Make Beliefs Comix
Designing comic strips is an activity packed with fun and great potential for developing academic skills! From summarizing historical events or scenes in literature, to practicing expressions in a foreign language, this highly engaging...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Language
Support third graders with developing their language skills using this Common Core checklist. With each standard written as an I can statement, children are given clear learning goals to work toward throughout the year.
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How to Identify Figurative Language
Reinforce understanding of five terms with a single-slide flow chart. Starting with the question, "Is it a comparison between two things?", the flow chart helps users figure out if what they are looking at is an example of simile,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Play a figurative language game! Starting with a review of terms, this presentation quickly launches into a quiz game with hyper-linked answers. Simply click an answer to find out if it's wrong or right. The option to try again is always...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Setting the Tone with Figurative Language
Explore figurative language with your secondary class. Extending a language arts unit, the lesson plan prompts middle schoolers to examine how an author's word choice establishes a story's tone, possibly using metaphors, similes,...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Figurative Language: Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Bells”
Bells, bells, bells abound in a instructional activity designed for "The Bells." Enhance your unit on figurative language language with a lesson about Edgar Allen Poe's famous poem, which prompt middle schoolers are asked to identify the...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Descriptive Prompt: Precise Language
Incorporate sensory details into a piece of descriptive writing. First, elementary and middle schoolers improve a piece of writing by using precise, vivid language, as well as appropriate word choice. They then listen to a variety of...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable