A frog in your throat. This site has tons of idiom pics!!
Kids just love the minions lesson on onomatapoeia
A short video on Idioms that is great for upper grades. The definitely keep you guessing! Hilarious!!
Chart for Figurative Language
▶ Figurative Language Examples in Songs: Part 1 - YouTube
Teaching With a Mountain View
Useful literary devices... if only these were tangible!
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.
Onomatopoeia poem! Love it!!
What is verbal irony? - Christopher Warner
A little English humor. :-)
Kids scared or tired of poetry? This is a lesson I was particularly pleased with- Pop Rocks Personification
Taking Idioms … Literally ... Love this one!
"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
▶ Figurative Language in movies and commercials - YouTube
Great song for figurative language
Common Idioms & Expressions from Baseball
figurative language mini lesson
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
Practicing Figurative Language & Poetic Devices with "Roar" song lyrics by Katy Perry
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.