Sunday, December 30, 2012

Figurative Language Activity Packet

This 13 page packet explores different types of figurative language including similes, metaphors, personification, idioms, hyperboles, onomatopoeias, and alliteration. Students will learn what each of these types of figurative language is and explore each type. Then they will have to sort different phrases by the type of figurative language.

Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns

This worksheets explains the difference between singular and plural possessive nouns. Definitions and examples are given. Then students will look at pictures to write the singular or plural possessive noun.

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Character Traits Activity

This is an activity that focuses on character traits. A situation is given and students have to identify which character trait is displayed. Eight situations are given.

Pirate Themed Alphabetical Order Sort

This is 15 page activity in which students will put words in alphabetical order. There are six different sets of cards for students to use. A recording sheet is also provided for students to write the words down in alphabetical order.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Idioms Unit

This is a unit on idioms that I did with my third grade class for American Education Week. It is 20 pages, but I will briefly explain them below.
Page 1- What is an idiom? Literal and figurative meaning.
Page 2- A silly story with idioms throughout to being the lesson.
Page 3- Teacher directed worksheet
Pages 4-13- Student made pictures of the literal meaning of idioms. I also included the figurative meaning and a sentence. I cut these apart and laminated. It was a great matching activity.
Pages 14-16- An example and activity where children choose an idiom and illustrate the figurative and literal meaning.
Pages 17-18- Students match idioms to pictures with the literal meaning.
Pages 19-20- Students write a story using idioms.

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