Figurative Language

Figurative Language

Figurative language is an important component of meaningful, engaging writing. From similes and metaphors to hyperbole and onomatopoeia, figurative language helps engage an audience. Select a picture book that is rich with figurative language to read with your child. Work together to identify where in the text figurative language adds an element of life, whimsy, or humor.
Figurative language is an important component of meaningful, engaging writing. From similes and metaphors to hyperbole and onomatopoeia, figurative language helps engage an audience. Read a story to your class that is rich with this language. Ask students: Where was figurative language used effectively? Use the resources below to provide additional practice.
Play on Words
Play on Words
Worksheet
Play on Words
Learners will practice identifying and decoding figurative language as they read and decipher five practice sentences.
4th 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
Look for the Sounds
Look for the Sounds
Worksheet
Look for the Sounds
In this worksheet, children will read five sentences, underlining the word that is an example of onomatopoeia.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All Kinds of Sounds
All Kinds of Sounds
Worksheet
All Kinds of Sounds
Having fun with words and sounds! Extend your students’ experience with onomatopoeia by giving them words to sort and asking them to identify how an author could use specific words in their writing.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sounds Like an Animal!
Sounds Like an Animal!
Worksheet
Sounds Like an Animal!
If your students need more practice with onomatopoeia, this worksheet will provide them with examples of common animal sounds and related contexts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hard-Working Hyperbole
Hard-Working Hyperbole
Worksheet
Hard-Working Hyperbole
With this worksheet, your students practice and identifying and writing hyperboles.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Metric Measurements

Metric Measurements

This series of activities familiarizes your child with imperial and metric units for measuring length, weight, and volume. Your fourth grader will practice converting various units of measurement within the same system using a variety of approaches, including the metric ladder method. Engaging card games like "Let's Convert!" add an element of hands-on fun!
This series of activities familiarizes students with imperial and metric units for measuring length, weight, and volume. Fourth graders will practice converting various units of measurement within the same system using a variety of approaches, including the metric ladder method. Engaging card games like "Let's Convert!" add an element of hands-on fun!
Units of Measurement: Metric Length
Units of Measurement: Metric Length
Worksheet
Units of Measurement: Metric Length
Learners will refer to a metric conversion chart to answer 16 questions in this introduction to metric units of length.
3rd grade
Math
Worksheet
Metric Length Measurement: Word Problems
Metric Length Measurement: Word Problems
Worksheet
Metric Length Measurement: Word Problems
Familiarize yourself with the metric system! Convert units of measurement in this series of word problems.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Metric Measuring
Metric Measuring
Worksheet
Metric Measuring
Learners take a trip to the candy shop in this sweet metric conversion worksheet.
5th grade
Math
Worksheet
Converting Metric Measurements to Decimals & Fractions
Converting Metric Measurements to Decimals & Fractions
Lesson plan
Converting Metric Measurements to Decimals & Fractions
Marry metric measurements to the everyday world around you! Use this lesson plan to teach your class the fun of converting metric measurements into fractions.
4th grade
Lesson plan
Converting Centimeters to Meters
Converting Centimeters to Meters
Lesson plan
Converting Centimeters to Meters
Get your students comfortable discussing their math thinking in converting centimeters to meters. This lesson may be used on its own or as support to the lesson Converting Metric Measurements to Decimals & Fractions.
4th grade
Math
Lesson plan
Systems of Measurement
Systems of Measurement
Exercise
Systems of Measurement
Students will broaden their horizons with this exercise that teaches about different systems of measurement.
4th grade
Math
Exercise

Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension

Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension

Remind your child that graphic organizers are tools that help readers more deeply undertand the texts they read. This series gives your child the chance to select from a variety of reading comprehension graphic organizers for both fiction and nonfiction texts. These will encourage your young reader to record various observations, ideas, and thoughts!
Remind students that graphic organizers are tools that help readers more deeply understand the texts they read. This series is an opportunity to select from a variety of reading comprehension graphic organizers for both fiction and nonfiction texts. These will encourage your young readers to record various observations, ideas, and thoughts!
Graphic Organizer Template: Vocabulary Victories
Graphic Organizer Template: Vocabulary Victories
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Vocabulary Victories
Use this graphic organizer to record information about vocabulary words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Problem & Solution Organizer
Problem & Solution Organizer
Worksheet
Problem & Solution Organizer
Use an open-ended graphic organizer to help your students identify the problem and solution in three stories.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Cause & Effect
Graphic Organizer: Cause & Effect
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Cause & Effect
Use this graphic organizer to support learners' understanding of cause and effect in the books they read.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Build an Inference
Build an Inference
Worksheet
Build an Inference
This graphic organizer will encourage your students to put together all the pieces of a strong inference and help them practice reading comprehension skills.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Charts and Graphs and Diagrams, Oh My!
Charts and Graphs and Diagrams, Oh My!
Lesson plan
Charts and Graphs and Diagrams, Oh My!
Students will learn about three nonfiction text features: charts, graphs, and diagrams. They will analyze and interpret the information represented in these visual forms and discover how they aid in the comprehension of nonfiction texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Introduction to Charts and Diagrams
Introduction to Charts and Diagrams
Lesson plan
Introduction to Charts and Diagrams
Charts, graphs, and diagrams are complex text features for students to decipher. Use this lesson to familiarize students with these features. It can be taught on its own or before the lesson Charts and Graphs and Diagrams, Oh My!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Dive into the wonderful genre of creative writing with your fourth grader! Whether your child is drawn to science fiction adventures or graphic novels, this series is certain to tap into a well of creativity. Kids will have so much fun writing these pieces that they'll hardly notice that they are also working through the various stages of the writing and revision process.
Dive into the wonderful genre of creative writing with your fourth graders! Whether your students are drawn to science fiction adventures or graphic novels, this series is certain to tap into a well of creativity. Kids will have so much fun writing these pieces that they'll hardly notice that they are also working through the various stages of the writing and revision process.
Writing the Future
Writing the Future
Worksheet
Writing the Future
Here's a creative writing project for you: How would you like to determine everyone's luck? If everything you wrote came true, what would you write?
4th grade
Worksheet
Postcard Writing
Postcard Writing
Worksheet
Postcard Writing
If you're stuck at home this summer, try these fun pretend postcards instead for an exercise in creative writing!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Nutsy News Stories
Write Nutsy News Stories
Activity
Write Nutsy News Stories
Kids practice their writing composition skills as they cut and paste nutsy headlines from old newspapers and write silly articles to go with them.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Science Fiction Writing Prompt
Science Fiction Writing Prompt
Worksheet
Science Fiction Writing Prompt
Get into a mad scientist state of mind with this fun science fiction writing prompt! Your child will imagine and describe a magical potion.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
"What If" Story
Worksheet
"What If" Story
What if Pinocchio were a girl instead of a boy? How would the story be different?
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creative Writing: Mystery Letter
Creative Writing: Mystery Letter
Worksheet
Creative Writing: Mystery Letter
A letter is found in an attic. There's a mystery ahead! Your young author can use their imagination to create a fictional story based on this writing prompt.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Your message has been sent
OK
Send home these fun free resources to help reinforce the skills you're teaching in the classroom.
Send Free Resources

Add to collection

Create new collection

Create new collection

New Collection

0

New Collection>

0 items