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16 resources with the concept literal language

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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA Module 3: Understanding Perspectives: Slavery—The People Could Fly

For Teachers 7th Standards
What makes stories powerful? That’s the question seventh-graders consider in a three-unit, eight-week module. Scholars analyze how Frederick Douglas, in his Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, uses figurative language and word...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2: Case Study: Analyzing Author Craft and Purpose in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 16 lessons in the Module 3, Unit 2 collection continue the study of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and the language Douglass uses to develop his purpose in writing. Both the mid-unit and final assessments require...
1 In 1 Collection
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SuccessMaker® Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
A collection of reading passages is packed with various skills to enhance fourth graders reading comprehension. From distinguishing between fact and opinion to describing character's feelings and recognizing elements of plot, the...
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Close Read, Part 2: “Hugo, the Lord’s Nephew”

For Teachers 6th Standards
No, not literally. Scholars read Hugo, the Lord’s Nephew to compare figurative and literal language. Readers learn about simile, metaphor, personification, and idioms with a graphic organizer. Pupils then answer text-dependent questions...
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The Storyteller’s Toolbox and Excerpt 4 First Read

For Teachers 7th Standards
It's story time! Scholars take a look through the eyes of a storyteller as the teacher reads aloud The People Could Fly. They also listen as the story is played on video. Learners then answer questions about the reader's facial...
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Drawing Idioms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Don't cry over spilled lesson plans! A straightforward language arts activity prompts learners to draw both literal and figurative representations of common idioms. You'll have a whale of a time!
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Titus Andronicus: Study Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Explore a captivating play about murder, politics, and revenge with the Titus Andronicus curriculum guide. Scholars paraphrase characters' lines and write reviews of the production. The resource also includes handouts about performance...
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Ben Franklin Aphorisms

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Is a pretend friend worse than an open foe? What benefits come to those who help themselves? Take a look at some of Benjamin Franklin's famous aphorisms, which advise readers to conduct themselves properly throughout the day. Pupils...
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Ben Franklin Aphorisms

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Benjamin Franklin's famous aphorisms are a perfect time capsule of colonist values in the mid-18th century, as well as a clever reminder of the way life still works today. Middle and high schoolers select one aphorism to interpret...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 7

For Teachers 9th Standards
A story about feral girls raised by werewolves is sure to have some interesting character development! Track the ways the girls and their teachers act, speak, and change with a lesson focused on Karen Russell's "St. Lucy's Home for Girls...
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Hearts!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
 Find it in your heart to celebrate figurative language this Valentine's Day! Kids come up with a list of idioms and discuss literal and figurative language. Then, they draw each idiom's literal and figurative meaning.
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Fun With Poetry!

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Here's a fun way to introduce your young poets to literary terms associated with poetry. Colorful and filled with examples that illustrate the terms and their definitions, the entire presentation could be used at the beginning of a unit,...
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Figurative and literal language through the study of Shakespeare

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore figurative and literal language. They study literary devices through short pieces of Shakespeare's work. Then investigate Shakespeare's works and life.
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Metaphors in Context

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Do your class members know where the phrase "raining cats and dogs" come from? They will after viewing a presentation about metaphors. The concise definitions and clear examples make for a strong introduction to this element of...
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Preparing for Poetry: A Reader's First Steps

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students complete poetry analysis using William Shakespeare's "Sonnet 130" as a part of a study of figurative language. In this Shakespearean language lesson, students define literal and figurative language and practice paraphrasing and...
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Figurative and Literal Language

For Students 6th - 9th
In this figurative and literal language worksheet, students examine 18 sentences and determine whether each sentence is literal or figurative.