L.3.5.A Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.5.A

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

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

Worksheets

Figurative Language Practice
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Figurative Language Practice
Help demystify figurative language for your third grader with this worksheet that challenges him to explain what the figurative descriptions in bold mean.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Literal and Nonliteral Language
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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
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Figurative Language: Idioms
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Figurative Language: Idioms
Use this resource with your students to practice using context clues to determine the meaning of idioms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Working with Idioms
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Glossary: Working with Idioms
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Working with Idioms.
3rd grade
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Explaining Literal and Nonliteral Language
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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
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Vocabulary Cards: Working with Idioms
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Vocabulary Cards: Working with Idioms
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Working with Idioms.
3rd grade
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Mixed Up Idioms
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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
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Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Your students will infer the meaning of unknown figurative language examples by using context clues.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
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Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Use this resource with your students to practice using context clues to find the meaning of nonliteral language.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
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Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
This exercise will get your students inferring the meaning of unknown metaphors.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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