traumasocialworker: “ I am a big advocate for the use of poetry therapy, and have found it to be a very useful tool for counseling. This particular poetic technique is called an “I Am” poem. The poem...
Idiom- I Have... Who Has... Game
Idioms- Looking for an engaging activity to practice common idioms with your students? This I Have... Who Has... Game includes thirty-one common idioms. Students make matches between a common idiom and its meaning. The activity is easy to play and the file includes teacher directions to help you! ...
Teach Figurative Language and Connotative Language using film clips
Watch Maya Angelou’s “STILL I RISE” poem, and other spoken word poetry performances and ask students to: “Identify, interpret and analyze the poem's figurative language and theme.” Want more fun practice ideas? Instead of boring task cards or worksheets, use a read aloud video of "Where the Wild Things Are" or film clips from "The Little Prince" to teach…
Song Analysis Activity for Any Song - Distance Learning
Teaching students to analyze poetry can be challenging. This free resource uses pop culture music (almost any song of your choosing will work) to engage students in discussion about lyric poems. Song analysis activities make teaching poetry fun!ContentsThis song analysis activity is included in diff...
Humorous Videos to Introduce Figurative Language - Marcy's Mayhem
Your students can learn about figurative language with these videos geared towards kids and learning. Teach the student many different language styles.
Our Favorite Videos for Teaching Poetry in Middle and High School
A few of our favorite poetry videos for middle and high school students. Teaching poetic elements, listening to poem readings, and more.
Hyperbole Story | Worksheet | Education.com
Most great stories are exaggerated to make them seem even more exciting or crazy. Help your child understand hyperbole with this fill-in-the-blank activity.
FREE Figurative Language in MARVEL movies
Students practice identifying figurative language using MARVEL's superhero movies from 2015 - 2019. This is a high engagement and fun activity to round-out any figurative language unit! Can be used stand-alone (free) or as part of my Figurative Language Bundle. Happy teaching :)...
5 BEST Videos for Teaching Figurative Language - Teaching ELA with Joy
Engage your students in great lessons using these videos for teaching figurative language! Check out the Top 5 here and save time searching!
Figurative Language Review
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Figurative Language in MARVEL movies
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12 Poems that Speak to Middle Schoolers - Just Add Students
Need poems for middle school students? Here are 12 that are funny, quirky, interesting, and poignant. Perfect for teens and teaching literary analysis.
Figurative Language Activities - ELA Doodle Notes and Learning Activities
This Doodle and Do resource is designed to help students understand 8 types of figurative language. First, students will complete highly engaging Doodle Notes about each type of figurative language. They'll doodle and sketch their notes on 5 different engaging doodle note pages. Students will lea...
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“Never” poems | How to write a silly poem with your homeschoolers - WriteShop
Write a silly poem in your homeschool! What funny things would your kids "never" do? Let those ideas inspire them to write a free-verse "Never" poem.