Figurative Language Chart: This chart includes definitions and examples of figurative language. It's a great resource for teachers and for students!
Figurative Language Definitions Sort: Cut these examples of figurative language and their definitions into strips. Make enough for 4-5 groups. Arrange students into small groups to sort and discuss.
Figurative Language Meanings Sort: Cut these examples of figurative language and their literal meanings into strips. Make enough for 4-5 groups. Arrange students in small groups to sort and discuss.
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