Give kids a chance to think creatively about metaphors by letting them write their own! Students will stretch their imaginations and figurative language skills as they think of ways to describe their class, bedroom, and more.
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.
Compound words are just words that are made by putting two smaller words together. With this worksheet, students will work backwards from definitions to guess the compound words and expand their vocabulary.
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.
Give your students practice matching up abbreviations with their corresponding words! With this worksheet, your young readers will have fun figuring out the abbreviated versions of words like April and President.
Abbreviations help keep things short and sweet! Give your second graders practice identifying common abbreviations with this fun matching activity in which students draw lines to match words to their abbreviations.