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Figurative Language: Metaphors and Similes

Figurative Language: Metaphors and Similes

This is a set of task cards and worksheets for teaching metaphors and similes. Students will identify each type of figurative language, find examples within text, and use them in writing. • Task Cards - Includes 12 cards, recording sheets, and answer key. Students will identify similes and metaphors within text and interpret their meanings. • Simile/Metaphor Sort - Cut and paste activity in which students identify which type of figurative language is being used in a sentence. • Similes and Metaphors In Context - Students will read a short passage, finding examples of figurative language, and interpreting their meanings. • Using Similes To Compare - Students will complete similes by choosing the best descriptive phrase. • Describe Yourself With Similes - Students will write an acrostic poem using similes to describe themselves. • Figurative Language In Poetry - Students will read two short poems and identify examples of similes and metaphors. Answer keys are included.

By FishyTeacher

Prefixes, Suffixes, Greek and Latin Roots

Prefixes, Suffixes, Greek and Latin Roots

Understanding prefixes, suffixes, and the Greek and Latin roots that make up our language is essential for building vocabulary. This resource will help students learn to recognize those word parts and their meanings. This 140-page pack includes a complete word wall, a word-of-the-day activity, and word building cards. Students will learn 74 prefixes, 86 roots, and 46 suffixes. The three word wall sets include: • Posters/headings with definitions ��� Prefix/Suffix/Root cards with definitions of each • Example words for every prefix, suffix, and root The word building cards are smaller versions of the word wall cards but without the definitions. These can be used for instruction and word work activities. The word-of-the-day activity includes a full color graphic organizer and coordinating student worksheet. Student can be given a word to break apart and analyze to discover its meaning. A list of suggested words is also included.

By FishyTeacher

KS3 Language and Literature one off lessons

KS3 Language and Literature one off lessons

A variety of one off lessons covering a range of language and literature topics including writing for tension, WW1 poetry, Jabberwocky and the Witches' recipe from Macbeth, creative writing focuses that relate to Oliver Twist and A Midsummer Nights' Dream and some more challenging poetry. These lessons would be suitable for higher ability year 7 groups or mixed ability year 8. They are designed to be self contained and used outside of regular schemes of work or to supplement existing schemes.

By omedoto7