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    • Thumb image for Figurative Language Awards CeremonyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Figurative Language Awards Ceremony

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students use their background knowledge of figurative language. They listen to texts read a...
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      Figurative Language: Teaching Idioms

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore figurative language with a focus on the literal versus the metaphorical tr...
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      Langston Hughes

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on the life and poetry of Langston Hughes. A classroom activity is featured in which studen...
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      World Hello Day

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: World History, English-Language Arts, Humanities, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science
      This ReadWriteThink resource focuses on "World Hello Day," started in 1973 to promote peace between Egypt and Israel. A classroo...
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      Dancing through Poetry

      Grades: 5 to 8
      Subjects: Visual Arts, Dance, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension
      In this ARTSEDGE lesson, students look at poetry as a way to express the art of dance metaphorically. Students read two differen...
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      As Slippery as an Eel: An Ocean Unit Exploring Simile and Metaphor

      Grades: TK/K to 2
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Science, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore simile and metaphor in fiction and nonfiction ocean books. Using the figur...
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      Dancing Minds and Shouting Smiles: Teaching Personification Through Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Grammar, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Literature
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students learn about personification by reading and discussing poems by Emily Dickinson, William ...
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      A Race with Grace: Sports Poetry in Motion

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students explore the grace and beauty of motion in a variety of sports. Examining examples from t...
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      The Poetry Forge

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      This site offers a variety of interactive poetry tools designed to allow student writers to actively and mindfully work through ...
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      Reading and Writing Workshop: <em>Freak the Mighty</em>

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Grammar, English-Language Arts, Literary Analysis, Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension
      Students use a variety of reading and writing strategies as they read Rodman Philbrick’s Freak the Mighty.
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      Learning to Learn with <em>Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster</em>

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Grammar, Life Sciences, Science and 4 additional..
      Students combine vocabulary exploration with word play by planning their own vocabulary parade, modeled on the activities in the...
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      Langston Hughes was born in 1902.

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Students examine the poem "Dreams" and identify metaphors in each sentence. Groups of students then compose poems with metaphors...
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      Elements of Poetry

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Grammar, English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Reading Comprehension
      The Bedford/St. Martin s Web site presents this list of elements of poetry with links to definitions, interactives, and examples...
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      Writers Strategies

      Grades: TK/K to 8
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Professional Development
      This page, from the Journey North Web site, features information about different strategies writers use to communicate ideas eff...
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      Color Poems?Using the Five Senses to Guide Prewriting

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Writing Strategies, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension
      Students use their five senses as a prewriting tool to guide their poetry writing as they compose free-form poems using imagery ...
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      Seamus Heaney was born on this day in 1939.

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: No subjects selected.
      Students focus on the figurative language in Heaney's poem, "Digging," and discuss the speaker's attitude, and how metaphor, sim...
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      Word Art with King's Words

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 4
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, United States History, Literary Analysis, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science
      Examine one or more of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s letters or speeches and turn powerful words and phrases into word art using ...
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