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Give copies of this Figurative Language Chart to your students as a reference tool and display it at centers! Students love it! You'll see a definite improvement in their writing assignments. The chart has definitions and examples of all the terms. Also included are ready to print student worksheets with answers. priced item
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.
This anchor chart on figurative language has information and examples of a simile, metaphor, hyperbole, idiom, personification and onomatopoeia. This can be printed as a 4x6 to go in a small picture album to give each student or on the poster printer at your school to hang on the wall during your figurative language unit.