Figurative Language

This Figurative Language unit also includes:

Here's a richly detailed unit, designed for second graders, that focuses on decoding figurative language, including similes, metaphors, personification and idioms.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create transparencies of the reading passages, as well as of the other animals mentioned in the passages, and ask kids to use figurative language to describe the images
Classroom Considerations

  • Some readers may need additional support reading the assessments

The 32-page packet includes three lessons, worksheets, graphic organizers, a list of figurative language clue words, simile and metaphor exercises, assessments, extensions and a bibliography


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Common Core