L.2.5 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.5

:
"Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings."

These worksheets can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Write Your Own Similes
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Write Your Own Similes
After introducing similes, give kids a chance to be creative with this writing activity! Students will have fun comparing all kinds of things of their choosing using the prompts, and you'll love watching them use and grow their figurative language skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Your Own Metaphors
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Write Your Own Metaphors
Give kids a chance to think creatively about metaphors by letting them write their own! Students will stretch their imaginations and figurative language skills as they think of ways to describe their class, bedroom, and more.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Simile or Metaphor
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Simile or Metaphor
Can you tell the difference between a simile and a metaphor? Students will seek to distinguish between—and determine the meanings of—simple similes and metaphors with this multiple choice activity.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Silly Similes
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Silly Similes
Let's get as silly as a goose with these similes! Students will get creative as they finish simple similes with this introductory worksheet. After they finish, give them a chance to share their favorites with the class!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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My Own Idiom
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My Own Idiom
Many idioms are a dime a dozen. Give kids a chance to flex their figurative language skills and creativity by having them write and illustrate their very own idioms. Students will find that time really does fly when they're having fun!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Brainstorm Descriptive Words
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Brainstorm Descriptive Words
Jumpstart creativity in writing workshop with this brainstorming organizer for sensory words. Students will stretch their imagination and their vocabulary as they come up with specific adjectives and descriptive details in this sensory language activity.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Twisted Ankle
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The Twisted Ankle
Similes are all around us—sometimes you just need a little context to know how to decipher them! This lighthearted story about a twisted ankle contains two hidden similes. Can your students find them?
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphor and Simile Search
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Metaphor and Simile Search
Get students thinking figuratively by having them connect their understanding of metaphors and similes to the books they read in class. Students will seek out a metaphor or simile in their reading, consider the quote's context, then explain what they thin
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
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Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Your students will use this two-sided worksheet to practice distinguishing between facts and opinions. As they do, they’ll have fun learning about howler monkeys!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pledge Vocabulary
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Pledge Vocabulary
Your students will reinforce their understanding of vocabulary found in the Pledge of Allegiance with this fun matching worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Pledge Vocabulary Context Clues
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Pledge Vocabulary Context Clues
Your students will use context clues and a word bank to reinforce their understanding of the vocabulary found in the Pledge of Allegiance.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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