Poetry Unit Plus FREEBIE!
Poetry is important because it promotes literacy, builds community, and fosters social/emotional learning. If you're not quite satisfied with your current poetry teaching tools, check out this...
Life in 4B...
'4B' was the code our school secretary used to easily identify our class back when I taught 4th grade. 4 = 4th grade. B = Bongers. I later went on to teach Language Arts at a middle school, so this blog documents the learning we did in reading and writing each day, in addition to many posts from when I taught fourth grade. I figured keeping it all in one place was better than having two separate blogs. One more thing: please feel free to PIN anything you see!
Our 5 favorite 4th grade reading worksheets | Parenting
4th grade reading worksheets to help your child improve comprehension skills while exploring complex text, poetry, similes, and metaphors.
Figurative Language in Movies
Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
Figurative Language Jeopardy Style Game Show Distance Learning
Figurative Language Jeopardy style game show for 4th-9th Grade! Want to have some fun practicing figurative speech? Here is a suggestion: a GAME SHOW!! Five fun categories that will get your students actively engaged.I've added some differentiation to this game show!! Most slides have a blue scree...
The Metaphor Challenge
Teach students to use metaphor effectively in their writing--and let them have a little fun too! (This is part of my Figurative Language Challenges Bundle).I created these challenges when I realized that my students -- who could parrot back the definition of a metaphor, and even identify ones in the...
Similes and Metaphors in Pop Culture 2!
Check out human cartoon Mr. Wasko sharing his weekly book recommendations with "WHOA! I Wanna Read DAT!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-Epy2IodoI Follow…
Teaching Simile Lesson Plans Using Children's Books -- Best Books to Use for K-8
Children's books are a fantastic resource for simile lesson plans! This page has a list (compiled by teachers) of the best children's books that are full of creative and fun simile examples.
Books with Figurative Language
The list below contains the books I have used over the years for teaching figurative language. Some of them are designed to teach about figurative language and some of them are books with figurative language woven naturally into the poem or story. Just recently, we shared how we used one of these books to do a text ... Read More about Books with Figurative Language
Examples of Similes
These examples of similes will help you see that a simile is one of the most common forms of figurative language. Similes can be found just about anywhere from poems to song lyrics and even in everyday conversations.
Simile and Metaphor Worksheet - Identifying similes and metaphors
Your student will decide which is a metaphor and which is a simile in this worksheet.
Henry IV, Part 1 Study Guide | Course Hero
This study guide and infographic for William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.
How to Celebrate the End of the Year! – Student Savvy
Teachers friends, As you know, the end of the year is slowly but surely approaching. You and your students couldn’t be MORE READY! Real learning has pretty much gone out the window, but what is a classroom to do in the meantime? Learning doesn’t have to be completely over, you just have
Amy Lemons - Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.
Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.