L.5.5 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5

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"Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings."

These worksheets can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

What is Analogy?
Worksheet
What is Analogy?
Can you finish the analogy? Use this introductory worksheet to learn how to compare similar things using analogy.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Assonance and Consonance
Worksheet
Assonance and Consonance
Play around with word sounds in this figurative language worksheet! Learn to identify assonance and consonance, two common poetic devices.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Word Choice: Using Synonyms
Worksheet
Word Choice: Using Synonyms
This synonym exercise will help students learn to think of many alternatives for one word and select the best one.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creating Word Banks
Worksheet
Creating Word Banks
How do writers become great writers? With writing tools like word banks. In this activity, students will brainstorm alternatives for three words to create word banks.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Match the Meaning
Worksheet
Match the Meaning
If your students need support in matching obscure words with the deeper meaning, invite them to use the clues on this worksheet to match words and phrases with their corresponding meanings.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is Hyperbole?
Worksheet
What is Hyperbole?
Take things to the extreme with this hyperbole practise sheet! Learn to use exaggeration to make your writing more descriptive.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Poetry: Figurative Language
Lesson plan
Poetry: Figurative Language
This literary lesson has students delving into Emily Dickinson's "The Moon was but a Chin of Gold" to find different types of figurative language. Writers will love sharpening reading comprehension skills with this poetry analysis activity.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Diagramming Sentences
Lesson plan
Diagramming Sentences
Sentences can be surprisingly complex. Enhance your students' reading and writing skills with this comprehensive lesson on diagramming sentences and identifying parts of speech.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Soulful Similes and Musical Metaphors
Lesson plan
Soulful Similes and Musical Metaphors
Baby, you're a firework! In this musical lesson, your students will use context clues to determine the meaning of similes and metaphors in popular music. They will then use this knowledge to write their own metaphors and similes.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
That Old Cliché
Lesson plan
That Old Cliché
Once in a blue moon, you will have students who completely understand clichés but they can be few and far between. In this lesson, your students will explore how clichés are popular, but overused.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Homograph Books
Lesson plan
Homograph Books
Students will make a book of homographs using pictures as definitions in order to have a visual connection of the multiple meanings one word can have.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Deeper Meanings
Lesson plan
Deeper Meanings
Do your students understand the deeper meaning or humour behind a play on words? In this lesson, students will learn how to interpret the meaning of oxymorons and puns, identify key words, and explain the meanings!
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Figurative Language
Workbook
Figurative Language
Descriptive language and metaphoric phrases take the spotlight in this workbook. Kids use new vocabulary and common phrases to tackle writing skills.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Workbook

Games

No games found for this common core node.

Exercises

Onomatopoeia
Exercise
Onomatopoeia
Students will have a blast playing with this exercise that shows how spelling onomatopoeias comes from real-life sounds.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Pun
Exercise
Pun
There’s nothing greater than a student who can appreciate a pun activity when they play one.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Oxymoron
Exercise
Oxymoron
Help students learn how to categorize objects with this exercise that educates them about oxymorons.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Alliteration
Exercise
Alliteration
Every educator eschews un-exciting educational exercises; employ this Education.com exercise for an entertaining and eventful lesson on alliteration!
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Exercise

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