Reading Comprehension Board
Free Printable: Kids Reading Scavenger Hunt - great incentive to get kids to try new books!
Free Printable: Kids Reading Scavenger Hunt – 25 items for kids!
Love this idea! (I often see similar activities for math, but this is the first time I've seen this activity used within a literacy lesson.)
What is the Question?
Reading goals - end up with a necklace for each child at the end of the year!
the teacher wife: math
DO THIS. Worksheets: Hyperbole Story I'm going to use this to teach them how to make a story more interesting.
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!
Similes and Metaphors in Pop Music...Perfect for fourth graders!
Audrey Assad - Even the Winter (Lyrics) The metaphor of seasons has been something I've carried with me for over a decade now - love this song. Love "spring".
Students explore similes with this quick-to-prepare activity. Materials: drawing paper (one sheet per child) crayons or colored pencils A student draws a self-portrait in the center of her paper. Next, she adds a web that extends from her illustration as shown. In each circle of the web, she writes a self-descriptive sentence that contains a simile.
Idioms: Create a Class Book or Bulletin Board
Free! Name that idiom! Fun game to teach idiom meanings.
What are idioms? Lesson Plan Ideas, Definition, and Examples
We don't know what the Minions are actually "saying" but we understand what is going on. Distance Contest (Ending of "Despicable Me") - context clues and inferences YouTube