Your little poets will love how their creative writing abilities will grow with this lesson about similes and metaphors. Students engage in fun activities to learn about similes and metaphors and write comparisons as directed.
To make a long story short, idioms are a fun addition to the English language! Use this lesson with your students to determine the meaning of common idioms— specifically those associated with Valentine's Day.
Strengthen your students' understanding of figurative language by helping them interpret visual puns! Students will use a webpage to help them understand puns in their future reading and writing endeavors.
Reading is about to come alive with onomatopoeia! In this lesson students will learn to differentiate between alliteration and onomatopoeia and practice determining how onomatopoeia is used by authors to convey rich meaning.
Do your students understand the deeper meaning or humor behind a play on words? In this lesson, students will learn how to interpret the meaning of oxymorons and puns, identify key words, and explain the meanings!
We've all heard not to judge a book or a person by its cover. This topic is poignantly covered in the Vietnamese myth of the Crystal Heart. In this lesson, students will read the myth and write similes in the style of the fisherman's song.
Review synonyms and antonyms by creating oxymora! An oxymoron is a fun way to integrate figurative language in students’ writing. This lesson will ask students to use antonyms to create their own oxymora.
Idioms can be a pain in the neck to understand! Help your students become acquainted with many of the English language's funny and confusing idioms in this lesson that has them using their creativity to act out or illustrate idioms.
Here's a pun-filled lesson for your students! Ask students to apply their knowledge of puns and Adobe Spark in this maker-centered lesson. This lesson can follow the Adobe Spark: Parts, Purposes & Complexities and the Pun Visuals lessons.
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