Go Figure! Exploring Figurative Language - Levels 2-4
This book exposes students to 100 in-context idioms and proverbs from the content areas of science, social studies, and math (both levels) as well as animals. Covers figures of speech such as allusions, euphemisms, hyperbole, idioms, metaphors, oxymorons, paradoxes, personification, proverbs, puns, and similes. Help your students move from the literal to the figuraland shine like the sun! Reproducible for classroom use only. 136 pgs, pb. ~ Ruth
It's time to make learning the English language fun for students in second through fourth grade using this engaging resource filled with lessons about figurative language. Students will explore idioms found across the content areas to develop skills in writing, word meanings, and using context clues. With a focus on figures of speech, including idioms and proverbs, this valuable resource supports the development of college and career readiness skills.
Provided in this resource are 20 standards-based lessons divided into 5 units (1 unit for each of the following: science, social studies, mathematics, and an additional theme such as animals or holidays) that include teacher and student resources as well as digital downloads.
Whether you are a native or an ESL speaker, figurative language saturates the English language, which adds richness as well as comprehension challenges. Su