After going over the definition and brainstorming examples, I showed students this catchy video.
This poem came from an awesome poetry book called, Messing Around on the Monkey Bars. This book is full of fun poems for two voices.
I found some additional resources on Teachers Pay Teachers for more structured practice with all the figurative language we covered. These worksheets by Rachel Lynette provide excellent practice.
As we finished working on each figurative language concept, students worked on the snow globe activity found in this fun set of craftivities from Runde's Room.
I am looking forward to posting about some more activities we used for figurative language. I would love to hear if you have a favorite activity to share.
***I also wanted to let you know that I am in the process of a big change. Sometime in future, I definitely see myself teaching younger students. It may not work out next year (which is fine because I LOVE my fourth graders). However, I am in the process of changing my name to represent a new beginning that will occur at some point in the future. Fit to be Fourth will soon be Elementary Engagement.
I have started to switch over my TPT store. While I am changing my name, I am also updating many of my products. This is a long process, but I hope to have big improvements in all areas, including my blog. More information on that is coming soon!
Click on the picture below to see the change in progress.
Thank you, and have a great week!