RL.5.4 Worksheets, Workbooks, and Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4

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"Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes."

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

Worksheets

Reading Comprehension: Black Beauty
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: Black Beauty
Inspire your reluctant reader with this comprehension page, featuring a passage from a classic novel, Black Beauty.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Prince and the Pauper
Worksheet
Reading Comprehension: The Prince and the Pauper
Beginning readers, enjoy this passage from Twain's classic "The Prince and the Pauper" and then complete some vocabulary and comprehension questions.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading: The Wind in the Willows
Worksheet
Reading: The Wind in the Willows
Embark on an adventure through the woods with the Mole, in this excerpt from Kenneth Grahame's charming book, The Wind in the Willows.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Understanding Dialogue: Tom Sawyer
Worksheet
Understanding Dialogue: Tom Sawyer
Your student can practice reading a unique style of dialogue with this worksheet on "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphor Game
Worksheet
Metaphor Game
This printable game is a walk in the park! Get fired up for figurative language with this fun and creative metaphor game.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Peter Pan Analysis 1
Worksheet
Peter Pan Analysis 1
"We can fly! We can fly" Your child may never fly, but she'll have a soaring good time with this Peter Pan story and worksheet.
5th grade
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Soulful Similes and Musical Metaphors
Lesson plan
Soulful Similes and Musical Metaphors
Baby, you're a firework! In this musical lesson, your students will use context clues to determine the meaning of similes and metaphors in popular music. They will then use this knowledge to write their own metaphors and similes.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
What's a Metaphor?
Lesson plan
What's a Metaphor?
In this lesson, students complete worksheets and engage in peer discussions to learn more about metaphors. Young writers will love making their own creative metaphors.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Simile vs. Metaphor
Lesson plan
Simile vs. Metaphor
Do your students struggle with similes and metaphors? Do they have trouble identifying the two different types of analogies? This lesson will help simplify the two and put an end to the confusion.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
What's an Idiom?
Lesson plan
What's an Idiom?
Does the confusion of learning idioms “add fuel to the fire” for your students? Your students will “go back to the drawing board” in this lesson, as they consider the literal and figurative meaning of common idioms.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Hy-per-bowl-e
Lesson plan
Hy-per-bowl-e
Your students will consider this lesson the "Super Bowl" of all lessons as they learn to use hyperbole to enhance their own writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
All About Alliteration
Lesson plan
All About Alliteration
Consonants rule when it comes to alliteration. In this lesson, students will complete a variety of worksheets to enhance their understanding of beginning sounds and alliteration.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Haunting Plots
Workbook
Haunting Plots
Practice reading skills with the help of literary friends! From Frankenstein to Dracula and Mr. Hyde, the gory gang's all in this book, with read-and-respond passages from famous horror literature.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook

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