By the time students get to middle school they usually know the names of figurative language techniques. However, they still need to practice identifying and explaining them in use. These FREE worksheets will help facilitate that process.
As an upper elementary to middle school teacher I have a variety of learners; enthusiastic and engaged, easily inspired, indifferent, and those that require a bit more encouragement to enhance their joy of learning. Can you relate?
Figurative Language Passport! Have your students travel through figurative language with this passport and graphic organizers! This passport is used to help students understand the different parts of figurative language as well as to practice using them and creating them! All while providing a fun format for them to lear with!
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"Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things, and hence its importance," Matthew Arnold once sad and I think most English teachers would agree. This #2ndaryELA Twitter chat was all about teaching poetry. Middle school and high school English Language Arts teachers discussed when they teach poetry and how, as a unit or interspersed throughout their curriculum. Teachers also shared the skills they focus on when teaching poetry. Read through the…