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Figurative Language

Chart for Figurative Language

Great cartoon video made almost entirely of idioms! Fun to do right before having students pick an idiom to write with a drawing of the literal meaning, its figurative definition, and a sentence using the idiom.

Kids scared or tired of poetry? This is a lesson I was particularly pleased with- Pop Rocks Personification

English Assignments

"Wake Me Up" By Avicii and Aloe Blacc Song Lyrics Common Core Figurative Language and Poetry Analysis Activities - Aligned with the Common Common Core State Standards for reading, writing, language

Wake Me Up By Avicii & Aloe Blacc Figurative Language Activities

FREE, FREE, FREE!!!! This Scavenger Hunt is a fun, interactive way to get students to locate 8 different types of Figurative Language! Great for 3rd-8th Grade! Common Core Aligned too!

FREE Poetry Terms / Figurative Language Reference Sheet

Use popular boy band One Direction's songs "One Thing" and "What Makes You Beautiful" to teach and practice figurative language, sound devices, and the meaning of poetry and the speaker's message. Students can also do an extended activity connecting the song to a poem with a similar theme.