RL.3.4 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.4

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"Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language."

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

Worksheets

Idioms: A Figure of Speech
Worksheet
Idioms: A Figure of Speech
What does "when pigs fly" mean if pigs can't really fly? Kids use context clues to learn the meanings of common idioms on this year four reading worksheet.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Similes: Easy as Pie
Worksheet
Similes: Easy as Pie
If someone loses their glasses, are they as blind as a bee or a bat? This fill-in-the-blank worksheet introduces your child to popular similes.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Christmas Carol: Symbolism
Worksheet
A Christmas Carol: Symbolism
Symbolism in A Christmas Carol helps bring out the story's holiday messages. Learn about symbolism in A Christmas Carol with this worksheet.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Vocabulary Graphic Organizer
When your students come across a new or important word, use this worksheet to help them gain a better understanding of the word.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Idioms: Tell Us What You Think!
Worksheet
Idioms: Tell Us What You Think!
Use this worksheet to review figurative language! Students will write what they think each idiom on this worksheet means.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Similes: Clear as Crystal
Worksheet
Similes: Clear as Crystal
As quiet as a mouse or as quiet as a cucumber? Kids will learn the definition of a simile, then use pictures as clues to complete the similes.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Figure of Speech Bubble Cartoons
Lesson plan
Figure of Speech Bubble Cartoons
Make idioms easy as pie with this lesson that has your students create their very own comic! Students will write idioms in speech bubbles for cartoon captions in this fun figurative language activity.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Similes That Describe ME!
Lesson plan
Similes That Describe ME!
Every student is unique. This lesson emphasizes that uniqueness by having young learners use similes to share some of the traits that make them special. It features Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood and a fantastic storyboard exercise.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Same Sounds: Homophones
Lesson plan
Same Sounds: Homophones
Can you hear the words here? Help your students distinguish homophones with this lesson. They'll be identifying the correct words in no time!
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
St. Patrick's Day Blarney
Lesson plan
St. Patrick's Day Blarney
In this Saint Patrick's Day lesson plan, students will complete a 5-strategy comprehension exercise using "The Legend of the Blarney Stone."
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

Pick a Peck of Poetry
Workbook
Pick a Peck of Poetry
What's a metaphor? How do you haiku? Kids will hone reading and writing skills with this book, from a simple syllable counting exercise to inventing rhymes and tangling with the Jabberwocky!
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Workbook

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