Get ready to make learning about figurative language fun for grades 5-8 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. Before you know it, teaching figurative language will be as "comfortable as an old shoe." Moreover, students will "fall head over heels in love" with figurative language as they read and write.
Key Features :
Includes 20 content-based lessons in the areas of science, social studies, and mathematicsStudents will deepen their skills in writing, understanding word meanings, and using context cluesSupports the development of college and career readiness skills