CCSS ELA Standard: 7.L.5

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Super Specific Similes – Strong Uncle

Part 4 of Super Specific Similes

Let's make this simile about a strong uncle even more specific.

Super Specific Similes – Slimy Broccoli

Part 3 of Super Specific Similes

Students will make this slimy broccoli simile seriously specific.

Super Specific Similes: Quick Baby

Part 1 of Super Specific Similes

Let's make this simile about a quick baby even more specific.

Super Specific Similes: Loud Class

Part 2 of Super Specific Similes

Let's make this simile about a loud class super specific!

Super Specific Similes: Stinky Seaweed

Part 4 of Super Specific Similes

Students will make this simile about stinky seaweed super specific.

Idioms About Money

Part 8 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to money.

Idioms About Fire

Part 10 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to fire!

Idiom Tasks

Part 2 of Idioms

Four fantastically terrific tasks for a weekly idiom study.

Idioms about Weather

Part 7 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to the weather.

Idioms About Red

Part 9 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to the color red.

Sets of Idioms Related to Numbers

Part 5 of Idioms

Two sets of idioms related to numbers.

Five Sets of Bird and Bug Idioms

Part 3 of Idioms

Five sets of idioms related to birds (and bugs).

Sets of Idioms Related to Body Parts

Part 6 of Idioms

Five sets of five idioms, all related to body parts!

Sets of Idioms Related to Food

Part 4 of Idioms

Five sets of five idioms, all related to food.

Fancier Figurative Language: Use the Opposite

Part 2 of Fancier Figurative Language

Let's start with "As cold as fire."

Fancier Figurative Language: Move the Simile

Part 3 of Fancier Figurative Language

What if we started a sentence with the simile?

Sets of Idioms

Part 1 of Idioms

An ongoing series to expose students to five related idioms.

Educational Valentines

Let's make valentines with an educational twist!

Fancier Figurative Language: Start with a Cliche

Part 1 of Fancier Figurative Language

We'll start with the cliché "as cold as ice" and go somewhere much more interesting.