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"I am as..." Similar Similes Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
As brave as a scarecrow, as silly as a book? What will your youngsters compare themselves to? Here is a creative and fun way to explore the world of similes that your class members will definitely enjoy!
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Big Grammar Book

For Students K - 8th Standards
With this comprehensive language arts resource in your arsenal, you'll never have to look for another grammar worksheet! Whether you're teaching kindergartners how to write the upper- and lower-case letters of the alphabet, or helping...
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Charlotte's Web - Character Analysis

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Augment your instruction on Charlotte's Web with this collection of eight related lesson plans. Kids can explore characters, write opinion pieces, conduct research, practice descriptive writing and making inferences, and examine E.B....
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End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 4 ELA/Literacy)

For Students 4th Standards
The time has come to find out what your fourth grade readers have learned after another year of hard work. This Common Core-designed practice assessment provides two reading passages, one narrative and one expository, that children must...
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Using Similes

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Your class will find using similes as easy as pie after completing this figurative language exercise. Provided with a list of incomplete similes, young writers must use their creativity to fill in the blanks with nouns that accurately...
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What Is a Simile?

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
As fun as a barrel of monkeys, this figurative language instructional activity will engage your students in learning to write similes. Asking them to first think of adjectives describing the six nouns listed on the page, this exercise...
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Synonyms Are Similar

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Kids select a word from the provided bank that is similar in meaning to the underlined word in 14 sentences.
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Synonym Circus

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
After matching 13 words with a list of synonyms, kids craft a short paragraph about the circus using the provided synonyms.
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Synonyms or Antonyms?

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
To demonstrate their understanding of synonyms and antonyms, kids label pairs of words as either the same or opposite in meaning.
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Playground Antonyms

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
There are opposites all around you, even at school! Using an antonym word bank with playground-themed words, young learners complete sentences opposite in meaning from the ones provided.
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Identify the Antonym

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What happens to a sentence when you replace a word with its antonym? A two-part instructional activity asks learners to select words opposite in meaning to provided words, and then to craft sentences using antonyms for given words.
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Antonyms are Opposites

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Knowing the opposite of your chosen word is a great step in improving your word choice. Young readers select an antonym from the provided word bank to complete a series of 14 sentences.
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Antonym Animals

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What's the antonym for wild? What's the opposite of young? Young readers identify the antonyms in a series of ten sentences. Next, they jot down the word pairs to reinforce the relationship between each set of antonym.
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Add Interest with Synonyms

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Kids add interest to a paragraph about a day at school by replacing flat, over-used words with synonyms.
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Figurative Language

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Similes and metaphors make writing more beautiful and detailed, but can be a little harder to decipher during a first reading. Use a passage from The Man Who Loved Words to show young readers how to think through passages that contain...
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Hearts!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
 Find it in your heart to celebrate figurative language this Valentine's Day! Kids come up with a list of idioms and discuss literal and figurative language. Then, they draw each idiom's literal and figurative meaning.
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Adjective Synonyms

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Practice identifying adjectives and using synonyms with one exercise! Learners find the adjective in each sentence and replace it with a synonym from the word bank when they rewrite the sentence.
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A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
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Introducing the 6 Traits to Students

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Put together an English language arts unit on the six traits of writing with this helpful collection of resources. From fun songs to differentiated writing exercises reinforcing each of the traits, great ideas are provided for developing...
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Symbols in My Eyes

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Explore the hidden meanings behind the images on US currency with this elementary school activity on symbolism. Starting with a class discussion about symbols, children go on to brainstorm different objects that represent the Unites...
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Card Flip Game: Synonyms and Antonyms

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Match words to their synonyms and antonyms with a card flip game. Kids turn over two cards on their turn and determine if they are synonyms or antonyms; if not, they replace the cards and try again.
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POW! A Peanuts Collection

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Make a study of Charles M. Scultz's famous comic strip Peanuts in your language arts class. Class members read and discuss the baseball-themed book POW! A Peanuts Collection. After talking about themes and vocabulary, they complete...
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Pirate Dictionary

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Shiver me timbers, this here resource is a great way to teach young landlubbers to speak the language of the briny deep. Including over 30 different words and phrases, complete with definitions and guide words, this dictionary will have...
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The Poet's Toolbox

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
If you need a lesson for your poetry unit, use two poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("Rain in Summer" and "The Slave in the Dismal Swamp") and a resource on Elements of Poetry. The lesson plan guides you through activities on...