3rd Grade Figurative Language Resources

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Figurative Language: Identifying Alliteration
Figurative Language: Identifying Alliteration
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Identifying Alliteration
Alliteration is a fun way to play with language! Use this resource with your students to practice identifying examples of alliteration
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
Figurative Language: Idioms
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
Use this resource with your students to practice using context clues to determine the meaning of idioms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Working with Idioms
Working with Idioms
Lesson Plan
Working with Idioms
Figurative language can be difficult, especially for ELs. With the help of context clues and exposure to common idioms, it can be a piece of cake! Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the *Take a Walk with Idioms* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Children practice identifying and interpreting one type of figurative language, similes, in nine sample sentences.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Literal and Nonliteral Language
Literal and Nonliteral Language
Worksheet
Literal and Nonliteral Language
Use this worksheet to teach your students to write compound sentences with the support of sentence frames as they differentiate between literal and nonliteral meanings of idioms. Don’t forget the context clues!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Idioms: Picture This!
Idioms: Picture This!
Worksheet
Idioms: Picture This!
Introduce your students to some common English idioms and their meanings.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Capturing the Clues
Capturing the Clues
Lesson Plan
Capturing the Clues
It’s time to get those magnifying glasses out! In this lesson, students will act as detectives, searching for clues about idioms. Who can find the clues that lead to the meanings of various idioms?
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Animal Sounds Around the World
Animal Sounds Around the World
Worksheet
Animal Sounds Around the World
Students will learn common animal sound words in different languages!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hyperbole
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.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Your students will infer the meaning of unknown figurative language examples by using context clues.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Idioms in Context
Idioms in Context
Worksheet
Idioms in Context
Introduce your students to these common English idioms, used in the context of a sentence.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mixed Up Idioms
Mixed Up Idioms
Worksheet
Mixed Up Idioms
What in the world? Your students will have a blast unpacking the meaning of common idioms and creating original art as they learn the difference between literal and figurative interpretations of sayings.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Silly Alliteration
Figurative Language: Silly Alliteration
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Silly Alliteration
Silly sentences will have your students smiling! Use this resource with your students to practice writing silly sentences with alliteration.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Alliteration in Context
Figurative Language: Alliteration in Context
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Alliteration in Context
Alliteration is a type of figurative language that is often used to engage a reader’s senses. Use this resource with your students to practice identifying examples of alliteration in context.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
This exercise will get your students inferring the meaning of unknown metaphors.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Is an Idiom?
What Is an Idiom?
Worksheet
What Is an Idiom?
Children will love coming up with creative drawings that depict common idioms literally in this engaging grammar worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
Activity
Write Santa Claus-Themed Alliteration
Give your third grader a head start in language arts by teaching her an alliteration lesson with this Santa Claus-themed writing project.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Fall Similes
Fall Similes
Activity
Fall Similes
Strong writing engages all five senses, and this fabulous fall-themed simile activity is the perfect way to celebrate sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity

3rd Grade Figurative Language Resources

Keep your students busy as bees with these resources that introduce them to figurative language and allow them to create their own. Metaphors, similes, and idioms are no match for your students when they have completed these activities and worksheets that give them a complete understanding of figurative language at a third grade level. Challenge students with our fifth grade figurative language resources.

Resources on Third Grade Figurative Language

Figures of speech can add a lot of personality to language. In third grade, students start exploring different figures of speech such as similes, metaphors, common idioms and more. The dozens of tools that educators can access from Education.com's Learning Library are educator-created, educational and engaging.

Alliteration gives rhythm to language and writing. The worksheet Figurative Language: Identifying Alliteration uses bouncy phrases like "Annie's apples rolled away in August" and instructs students to circle the similar sounds within the sentence. Literal and Non-literal Language is a worksheet that helps students understand turns of phrases. And Idioms: Picture This! similarly introduces children to commonly used English expressions such as ""see eye to eye.""

There are a few online sorting games that are a close look at similes and metaphors. Lesson plans Take a Walk With Idioms and Capturing the Clues guides students to recognize idioms and discover what they mean by using context clues.

In addition, there are several hands-on activities, printable workbooks and other third grade figurative language sources that make learning a piece of cake.