Figurative language is used in everyday speech, great literature and is often present on exams. Familiarize your students with understanding, analyzing and applying figurative language in both academic and social contexts. Twenty lessons will provide examples in reading, vocabulary and writing, with reading-and-question practice, chart comparisons, original thinking and more. Metaphors, similies, idioms, hyperbole and understatement, paradoxes, symbols, cliches, buzz words, doublespeak, and other examples of figurative language are covered. 20 lessons, each should take approximately 20-50 minutes. 92 pages, softcover. Grades 6-12.
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