This year, third graders will be taking their vocabulary to new heights and exploring such concepts as metaphor, simile, hyperbole, and personification. This guided lesson in vocabulary and figurative language offers clear and practical definitions of new words and expressions, along with plenty of practice opportunities. Understanding vocabulary and figurative language deepens reading comprehension skills and enriches the writing process.
Is figurative language a monster for your student? Third graders can master the mighty metaphor with these Education.com resources. Worksheets help kids understand what some common metaphors mean and encourage them to write their own creative metaphors. Once students feel comfortable with metaphors, you can continue to teach students the fundamentals of creative writing with these figurative language resources.