Figurative Language - Part One

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Grade Level
Middle School
Subject
Literature
Length of Time
1 hour
Description

Students will look up Figurative Language terms and write the definitions of each term and sentences.

Goals

Students will learn:
About Figurative Language
To give examples of the different kinds of Figurative Language

Materials Needed

Reference Book on Literary Terms
Notebook paper
Pencils and Erasers
Note cards for taking notes
Pens and Whiteouts

Procedure

First, students will look up the following terms in a reference book on Literary Terms: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and other figures of speech. They will write down the meanings of each term.

After that, they will explain what these terms mean by giving an example of each term. They will also use each term in a sentence.

Finally, they will submit their papers to you for grading.

Grading

You can grade them on sentence structure, their definitions, and their accuracy and understanding of each term.

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