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Hyperbole Is The Best Thing Ever : THE TEE SHIRT SHOPPE

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

English Assignments

Onomatopeia joke!

The Argyle Sweater by Scott Hilburn, June 26, 2013 Via @GoComics

"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

Common Idioms & Expressions from Baseball

Common Idioms & Expressions from Baseball

Know and Analyze How Authors Use Figurative Language~ Blog Post Plus Helping Teaching Tips

Figurative Language Treasure Hunt: Use With ANY Text - A fun close-reading activity for upper elementary and middle school students.

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.

Onomatopoeia Comic Book Lesson - fun for all kinds of lessons. Students use weekly vocabulary to make a comic strip, make a comic strip about character education skills, or based on the story/book they're reading.

Figurative Language - 40 pages!! Ready to print student worksheets, colorful classroom posters, assessments, extension activities for students who need a challenge. Many websites and online quizzes. priced item

Juice Boxes and Crayolas: Teaching Figurative Language in Writing Workshop

Figurative Language - GREAT video!! I prepared a worksheet for my students. They copied down parts in the lyrics that were similes or metaphors, identified each according to what it was and then wrote what the artist was comparing...the true meaning behind the words. My students sat on the edges of their seats waiting for each song! It was a very engaging way to teach these literary devices!

Common Core Language and Reading Practice Using Song Lyrics: "Roar" by Katy Perry This activity uses popular song lyrics to practice figurative language & poetic devices. It also includes exercises for students to analyze tone/mood and how the devices contribute to the overall meaning.