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September 2014

Fun With Metaphors and Figurative Language

I love to teach Metaphors, Similes and all forms of figurative language to my students. It is important that students recognize the various forms of figurative language as they begin reading novels, and richer texts. Here are some tips to make teaching figurative language fun. • Always teach figurative language in context. Metaphors are beautiful when read in a poem. Hyperbole is better understood when taught through reading a tall tale. Trying to introduce figurative language on it’s own is…

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