L.5.5.A Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5.A

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"Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context."

These worksheets can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Scrambled Similes
Worksheet
Scrambled Similes
This worksheet will help your child understand what similes are, and she'll even get to use her imagination to write some of her own!
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Similes for Kids
Worksheet
Similes for Kids
This worksheet will make you as sharp as a tack! Have some fun with figures of speech and learn to write a simile.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hyperbole
Worksheet
Hyperbole
Your mind will burst with knowledge after completing this hyperbole activity! Turn normal skills and traits into lager-than-life abilities using exaggeration.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is Hyperbole?
Worksheet
What is Hyperbole?
Take things to the extreme with this hyperbole practise sheet! Learn to use exaggeration to make your writing more descriptive.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Examples of Hyperbole
Worksheet
Examples of Hyperbole
Suffering from boring story syndrome? Never fear, Captain Hyperbole is here! Turn a bland statement into something incredible with the power of exaggeration.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hyperbole Story
Worksheet
Hyperbole Story
Most great stories are exaggerated to make them seem even more exciting or crazy. Help your child understand hyperbole with this fill-in-the-blank activity.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Poetry: Figurative Language
Lesson plan
Poetry: Figurative Language
This literary lesson has students delving into Emily Dickinson's "The Moon was but a Chin of Gold" to find different types of figurative language. Writers will love sharpening reading comprehension skills with this poetry analysis activity.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Soulful Similes and Musical Metaphors
Lesson plan
Soulful Similes and Musical Metaphors
Baby, you're a firework! In this musical lesson, your students will use context clues to determine the meaning of similes and metaphors in popular music. They will then use this knowledge to write their own metaphors and similes.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Explanations for Expressions
Lesson plan
Explanations for Expressions
Do your students need instruction in how to find and determine the meaning of figurative language? In this lesson, students will explore the exaggerations found in hyperbole and elements of idioms.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Everybunny’s Easter Puns
Lesson plan
Everybunny’s Easter Puns
The energizer bunny went to jail. He was charged with battery. Get it? Your students will understand after this lesson! Use this lesson to give your students tools to understand and create Easter puns.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

No workbooks found for this common core node.

Games

Sorting Similes in Muggo's Brain
Game
Sorting Similes in Muggo's Brain
Help kids learn about similes with this sorting game.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Game
Metaphor Sorting in Muggo's Brain
Game
Metaphor Sorting in Muggo's Brain
Kids help Muggo sort metaphors into emotions, actions, and appearances.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Game

Exercises

Metaphors 3
Exercise
Metaphors 3
Students will be able to creatively apply metaphors to their discussions after they complete this exercise.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Hyperbole
Exercise
Hyperbole
Students will finally have a name to describe the “dog ate my homework” storytelling that runs rampant throughout childhood with this hyperbole exercise.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Similes 3
Exercise
Similes 3
Students will be as confident in writing as a Pulitzer Prize winner after completing this final exercise in the similes series.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Exercise

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