L.3.5.A Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.5.A

:
"Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps)."

These worksheets, games, and lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Figurative Language practise
Worksheet
Figurative Language practise
Help demystify figurative language for your third grader with this worksheet that challenges him to explain what the figurative descriptions in bold mean.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Explaining Literal and Nonliteral Language
Worksheet
Explaining Literal and Nonliteral Language
Use this worksheet to teach your students how to explain the meaning of literal and nonliteral language. Don’t forget the context clues!
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Your students will infer the meaning of unknown figurative language examples by using context clues.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Use this resource with your students to practise using context clues to find the meaning of nonliteral language.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
This exercise will get your students inferring the meaning of unknown metaphors.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Idioms
Use this resource with your students to practise using context clues to determine the meaning of idioms.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Figuring Out Figurative Language!
Lesson plan
Figuring Out Figurative Language!
Teaching figurative language is as easy as pie with this lesson. Give students a chance to explore different kinds of figurative language as they develop their own comic strip.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Get the Hang of Homophones
Lesson plan
Get the Hang of Homophones
Help your students get the hang of homophones with this vibrant language lesson. Your little learners will have a blast watching interesting videos and showcasing their knowledge by completing worksheets.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Capturing the Clues
Lesson plan
Capturing the Clues
It’s time to get those magnifying glasses out! In this lesson, students will act as detectives, searching for clues about idioms. Who can find the clues that lead to the meanings of various idioms?
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Take a Walk with Idioms
Lesson plan
Take a Walk with Idioms
Get your students moving! In this lesson, your students will walk around the classroom as they practise using and interpreting idioms.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Working with Idioms
Lesson plan
Working with Idioms
Figurative language can be difficult, especially for ELs. With the help of context clues and exposure to common idioms, it can be a piece of cake! Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for the *Take a Walk with Idioms* lesson.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

No workbooks found for this common core node.

Games

Sorting Similes
Game
Sorting Similes
Sort similes as emotions, actions, or appearances.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Game
Sorting Metaphors
Game
Sorting Metaphors
Help Muggo sort metaphors in this categorization game.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Game

Exercises

No exercises found for this common core node.

Add to collection

Create new collection

Create new collection

How likely are you to recommend Education.com to your friends and colleagues?

Not at all likely
Extremely likely

What could we do to improve Education.com?

Please note: Use the Contact Us link at the bottom of our website for account-specific questions or issues.

What would make you love Education.com?

What is your favorite part about Education.com?