L.3.5.A Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.5.A

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"Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps)."

These worksheets, games, and lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Literal and Nonliteral Language
Worksheet
Literal and Nonliteral Language
Use this worksheet to teach your students to write compound sentences with the support of sentence frames as they differentiate between literal and nonliteral meanings of idioms. Don’t forget the context clues!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
Use this resource with your students to practice using context clues to determine the meaning of idioms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Working with Idioms
Worksheet
Glossary: Working with Idioms
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Working with Idioms.
3rd grade
Worksheet
Explaining Literal and Nonliteral Language
Worksheet
Explaining Literal and Nonliteral Language
Use this worksheet to teach your students how to explain the meaning of literal and nonliteral language. Don’t forget the context clues!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Working with Idioms
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Working with Idioms
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Working with Idioms.
3rd grade
Worksheet
Mixed Up Idioms
Worksheet
Mixed Up Idioms
What in the world? Your students will have a blast unpacking the meaning of common idioms and creating original art as they learn the difference between literal and figurative interpretations of sayings.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Figuring Out Figurative Language!
Lesson plan
Figuring Out Figurative Language!
Teaching figurative language is as easy as pie with this lesson. Give students a chance to explore different kinds of figurative language as they develop their own comic strip.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Get the Hang of Homophones
Lesson plan
Get the Hang of Homophones
Help your students get the hang of homophones with this vibrant language lesson. Your little learners will have a blast watching interesting videos and showcasing their knowledge by completing worksheets.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Capturing the Clues
Lesson plan
Capturing the Clues
It’s time to get those magnifying glasses out! In this lesson, students will act as detectives, searching for clues about idioms. Who can find the clues that lead to the meanings of various idioms?
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Take a Walk with Idioms
Lesson plan
Take a Walk with Idioms
Get your students moving! In this lesson, your students will walk around the classroom as they practice using and interpreting idioms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

No workbooks found for this common core node.

Games

Sorting Similes
Game
Sorting Similes
Sort similes as emotions, actions, or appearances.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Sorting Metaphors
Game
Sorting Metaphors
Help Muggo sort metaphors in this categorization game.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Game

Exercises

No exercises found for this common core node.

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