Go Figure! Exploring Figurative Language - Levels 5-8
This book exposes students to 100 in-context idioms and proverbs from the content areas of science, social studies, and math as well as holidays. 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
Get ready to make learning about figurative language fun for fifth- through eigth-grade students with this engaging resource. Students will explore idioms and proverbs through different 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 additional themes such as animals or holidays) that include teacher and student resources.
Whether you are a native or an ESL speaker, figurative language saturates the English language, which adds richness as well as comprehension challenges. Su