Metaphors in Context
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by Beth Lemon
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.
Start Lesson Guided Lesson: Word Meaning 1
Guided Lessons are a sequence of interactive digital games, worksheets, and other activities that guide learners through different concepts and skills. They keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step.
Guided Lessons are digital games and exercises that keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step.
This year, third graders will be taking their vocabulary to new heights and exploring such concepts as metaphor, simile, hyperbole, and personification. This guided lesson in vocabulary and figurative language offers clear and practical definitions of new words and expressions, along with plenty of practice opportunities. Understanding vocabulary and figurative language deepens reading comprehension skills and enriches the writing process.
This year, third graders will be taking their vocabulary to new heights and exploring such concepts as metaphor, simile, hyperbole, and personification.
This lesson includes printable activities: Download All (5)
Exercise: Synonyms and Antonyms 1
Exercise: Homophones and Homographs 1
Exercise: Meaning of Compound Words 1
Exercise: Abbreviations 1
Exercise: Determining Meaning Using Context Clues 1
Exercise: Reference Materials for Word Meaning 1
Exercise: Metaphors 1
Exercise: Similes 1
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