Engage your students in a figurative language mini-unit where they learn all about metaphors. This metaphor figures of speech mini-unit is designed for the secondary ELA classroom. It contains direct-instruction teaching materials, guided student sketch notes, student practice worksheets, and hands-on task cards.
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This figures of speech mini-unit is one part of a bundle.
This unit will challenge students to not only identify and label figures of speech but to also go deeper and analyze and explain their meaning and effect on the audience. Furthermore, eight of the 12 task cards ask students to come up with metaphors in their own writing based on a prompt.
Suggested Use: Incorporate one figurative mini-unit into your classroom instruction each week so that students gain a solid understanding of each figure of speech.