This is a good way to learn some of the concepts and literary tools that can seem daunting for intermediate students when they first encounter them. The story and the puzzle pieces work together to help students make what are sometimes subtle differences in literary techniques.
TEACHING INFERENCE WITH POETRY~ This poem by Leslie Norris is great for teaching inference. Check out the post for more ideas! An online version of the poem is available on Google docs, search Buying a Puppy poem.
#FigurativeLanguage - 62 pages - this Common Core aligned pack is filled with fun activities that your students will enjoy. This will help your students learn the 8 common types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, oxymoron, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, hyperbole and idioms through this packet. Engaging small and whole group activities, worksheets, games and more were carefully made for your class to enjoy.