Orpheus the Lyrical – Figurative Language Review Game

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Turn grammar practice into a game, a video game this is! Scholars show what they know about figurative language with a video game that takes them through a land filled with coins, magic, and animals. Concepts include similes, metaphors, personification, and hyperbole. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Send the link home so class members can practice outside of school 
  • Allow learners to play the game when they finish a task early 
  • Create a figurative language reference sheet that class members in need of extra support can reference while they play 
Classroom Considerations

  • The game's music is simple and repetitive; encourage learners to use headphones or play the game without sound
  • Pupils should be familiar with specific figurative language concepts 
  • Beware of advertisements on the game's webpage 
Pros

  • Offers links to learn about figurative language through text and video 
  • Provides instant feedback whether answer is correct or incorrect 
  • You may choose the game's level of difficulty 
Cons

  • None