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The Twisted Ankle
The Twisted Ankle
Worksheet
The Twisted Ankle
Similes are all around us—sometimes you just need a little context to know how to decipher them! This lighthearted story about a twisted ankle contains two hidden similes. Can your students find them?
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puns with Homophones #1
Puns with Homophones #1
Worksheet
Puns with Homophones #1
Your students will have fun identifying the homophones in these hilarious puns!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Match the Meaning
Match the Meaning
Worksheet
Match the Meaning
If your students need support in matching obscure words with the deeper meaning, invite them to use the clues on this worksheet to match words and phrases with their corresponding meanings.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Simile Scramble
Simile Scramble
Worksheet
Simile Scramble
These similes got mixed up! With this simile worksheet, students will choose from a selection of words to complete the scrambled similes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
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
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 3)
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 3)
Game
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 3)
Practice identifying figurative language terms in this fast-paced learning game!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Writing Metaphors with Linking Verbs
Writing Metaphors with Linking Verbs
Worksheet
Writing Metaphors with Linking Verbs
In this exercise, students will use linking verbs to write metaphors with support.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Literal and Nonliteral Language
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
Puns with Idioms
Puns with Idioms
Worksheet
Puns with Idioms
Challenge your students to use what they know about idioms to find the double meaning in these silly puns. They will ‘get a kick’ out of it!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pun Visuals
Pun Visuals
Lesson Plan
Pun Visuals
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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Metaphors and Similes
Metaphors and Similes
Worksheet
Metaphors and Similes
Children are introduced to Tennyson the Turtle, a reptile who likes to use metaphors and similes, in this appealing worksheet!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Idioms: Picture This!
Idioms: Picture This!
Worksheet
Idioms: Picture This!
Introduce your students to some common English idioms and their meanings.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Idioms in Context
Idioms in Context
Worksheet
Idioms in Context
Introduce your students to these common English idioms, used in the context of a sentence.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading & Understanding Similes
Reading & Understanding Similes
Worksheet
Reading & Understanding Similes
EL students will read similes and identify how the two things being compared are alike.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dino Fishing: Complete the Idiom
Dino Fishing: Complete the Idiom
Game
Dino Fishing: Complete the Idiom
Children use their knowledge of figurative language to complete the idioms in this fun fishing game!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
More Hyperbole in Poetry
More Hyperbole in Poetry
Worksheet
More Hyperbole in Poetry
When your students read this silly poem, they will find examples of hyperbole. Then, they will make a connection to another language concept: superlatives!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Having Fun with Hyperbole
Having Fun with Hyperbole
Worksheet
Having Fun with Hyperbole
Your kids will have fun learning about hyperbole and writing some of their own exaggerations along the way!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puns in Context
Puns in Context
Worksheet
Puns in Context
Have a laugh (or a groan) with this fun figurative language worksheet all about puns!
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Alliteration Sentences
Figurative Language: Alliteration Sentences
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Alliteration Sentences
Successful students set sail with alliteration! Use this resource with your students to practice writing sentences using alliteration.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Alliteration Accessible
Making Alliteration Accessible
Lesson Plan
Making Alliteration Accessible
Help your ELs learn about alliteration and practice identifying the descriptive adjectives and nouns that make up alliterative sentences. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support to the lesson Analyzing Alliteration.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Verbal Irony
Verbal Irony
Worksheet
Verbal Irony
Get a taste of verbal irony with this figurative language worksheet in which students study the definitions and examples of sarcasm, exaggeration, and understatement.
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hip-Hop Hyperboles
Hip-Hop Hyperboles
Worksheet
Hip-Hop Hyperboles
Teach your students about hyperbole using music! First, let them practice interpreting hyperboles. Then, play a song (or provide lyrics) and invite them to listen for an example of hyperbole.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Awesome Analogies
Awesome Analogies
Worksheet
Awesome Analogies
Introduce your students to analogies with this fun, fill-in-the-blank worksheet!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Finish the Alliteration
Finish the Alliteration
Worksheet
Finish the Alliteration
Help your students practice identifying and writing alliterative sentences
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphors in Context
Metaphors in Context
Worksheet
Metaphors in Context
Use this activity to help students find and decipher metaphors in the context of short passages. Students will read the passages, record what is being compared in each, and then seek to explain the metaphors' meanings in their own words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet