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Figurative Language

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When is a staple remover a fanged monster? In your ELA classroom when you're teaching this fun figurative language lesson plan, of course! Get your young writers using figurative language by making a game of it. Give groups a paper bag full of commonplace objects,, and have them describe them using figurative language. Afterward, other groups will try to guess what is being described. A graphic organizer and modeling make this activity accessible. Teach this lesson plan in conjunction with Langston Hughes' poem "Passing Love" or another poem heavy in figurative language.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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6th - 10th
English Language Arts
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1 hr
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Collaborative Learning
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