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  • Beckie Bunny

    Happy 4th of July!

  • Kim Roberts

    4th of july fireworks | Fourth of July Fireworks and Festivities Across the U.S ...

  • Lauren Wallace

    Such a good idea for language arts! A Youtube video about similes and metaphors in popular music. Use in Common Core!

  • The Teacher Type

    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.

  • Renaissance Teacher

    Reading ~ Figurative Language; Similes and Metaphors in pop music (flipped class)

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These 30 ready-to-use figurative language printables are perfect for learning to identify and write seven common types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, idioms, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration. Each type of figurative language includes an introductory worksheet with a definition and examples. The rest of the worksheets provide opportunities for practice.

A great little video explaining (via super hero animation and a very catchy tune) the differences between similes and metaphors. - The Bazillions

Figurative Language - This video is probably my favorite. The person who put it together is a teacher, and his sense of humor is obvious with the use of calmer music, etc. My students laughed so hard throughout the entire thing...and I teach 9th/10th grade, so that's saying a lot!

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Long clip about a variety of grammar devices. The punctuation is appalling but the clips are modern and kids will enjoy them!

Pinned this last night and spent the afternoon making one with my 9 year old daughter. It turned out so cute. She learned about similes and metaphors and now I have a sample for my class next year!

With visual and verbal examples of each, Katy Perry's "Firework" complements as a perfect background for this figurative language video. - created at

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In this activity, students read sample postcards from various Olympic events and use a color pencil to shade the simile or metaphor on each postcar...