Common Core Aligned Resources for L.4.5
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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Additional Vocabulary Building Activities
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Why say that someone is nice when you could express so much more by calling this person delightful, charming, or gracious? After going over a sample word, have your pupils exercise their synonym skills by assigning each pair an overly...
Language Study: Metaphor and Simile
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
After your learners are familiar with the definition of simile and metaphor, provide them with this reference guide. First, it details the definitions of both simile and metaphor, but then it explores mixed metaphors, overused metaphors,...
Narrative Writing: Using Exact Words
3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
Review the narrative writing process with your emerging story writers. They read a sample narrative and identify five vague verbs that could be replaced with a more exact, exciting verb. Then they write a personal narrative making sure...
Reading Comprehension: Thunder and Lightning
3rd - 4th CCSS: Designed
Thunder and lightning are so exciting! Your class gets to read all about it. This informational reading passage provides them with a scientific explanation of thunder and lightning. They read the passage, answer comprehension questions,...