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Teaching Figurative Language freebie. Used this last week and the kids loved it and begged for more!!

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

Definitions and examples of poetry terms / figures of speech - alliteration, rhyme, onomatopoeia, simile, metaphor

Onomatopoeia - The formation or use of words such as buzz or murmur that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to.

Figurative Language Puzzles {FREEBIE} LOVE this!!

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.

6 original reading passages for teaching and reviewing figurative language: simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, idiom, and allusion.

fun book for teaching similes or tall tales

5 Figurative Language Posters! These are so awesome.

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.

Illustrating Literal Meaning vs. Author's Meaning for figurative language