Love this idea!!! Use these FREE highlighter labels to help students keep organized and engaged while close reading! Also terrific for test prep for older grades. Each label has an I CAN statement to keep your good readers focused on the task at hand.
Children need to see real examples of figurative language in their reading to be able to see how it's used. Mud is a great mentor text for demonstrating it. Check out this post for a FREEBIE to use with the book on Buzzing with Ms B.