This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the “Oh, My Word!” with Amelia Bedelia lesson plan.
Students will be able to identify figurative language and create original idioms.
I can use figurative language.
- Explain to students that today they will learn how writers make their writing exciting using figurative language.
- Define figurative language and write it on the board. Give an example (i.e. "It's raining cats and dogs!")
- Have students turn to partners to discuss the expression and its intended meaning.