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Figurative Language

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Halle and Sydney


School/Organization:

R. L. Young Elementary School

Talladega City Schools

Overview:

Through slides and narration, students explain and give examples of idioms, one type of figurative language, to help other students understand this difficult skill in reading comprehension.


Length: 1:28

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (4)
29. Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources. [W.4.8]
 
ELA2015 (4)
42. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.4.5]
a. Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context. [L.4.5a]
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. [L.4.5b]
c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms). [L.4.5c]
 
ELA2015 (5)
42. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. [L.5.5]
a. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context. [L.5.5a]
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. [L.5.5b]
c. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words. [L.5.5c]
 

 


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