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Figurative Language in Songs Examples

To help my 8th grade students with figurative language recognition such as simile, metaphor, hyperbole and personification, I created this short video using ...

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Fractured Fairy Tales: Fun for All Ages, for All Readers...and the Common Core Standards

Fractured Fairy Tales: Fun for All Ages, for All Readers...and the Common Core Standards | LanguageArts7-8 | Scoop.it

A fractured fairy tale is a tweaked version of an older, familiary tale reworded to provide a different perspective...Aside from being powerful tools of entertainment, they lend themselves to fabulous teaching tools presenting competing perspectives, cultural perspectives and avenues for critical comparison and historical reference. This post discusses why fractured fairy tales are potent learning tools and provides EXCELLENT READING SUGGESTIONS for lower, middle and upper school common core curriculum suggestions.


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Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, December 2, 2012 7:45 PM
Thank you John.
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▶ Figurative Language - YouTube

Heads or Tales (featuring "Silent e") on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/heads-or-tales/id579918330?uo=4 Silent e holds the key that guarantees so ...
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Figurative Language Worksheets | Reading Worksheets

Free Figurative Language Worksheets! Teach students to identify figurative language with a variety of examples. Great for practice or review.

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Hope Goodner's comment, May 30, 2013 11:05 PM
Teachers, here are some great guided and independent practice sheets for basic level comprehension.
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▶ Pronouns 1 Song From English Learning Upgrade - YouTube

Heads or Tales (featuring "Silent e") on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/heads-or-tales/id579918330?uo=4 Silent e holds the key that guarantees so ...
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Play Magnetic Poetry Online!

Play Magnetic Poetry Online! | LanguageArts7-8 | Scoop.it

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Joyce Valenza's curator insight, January 30, 2013 2:57 PM

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OzSo's curator insight, March 20, 2013 8:35 AM

perfecto para celebrar el día mundial de la poesía //

for this 21st, celebrating poetry's day declare by UNESCO in 1999.
 

Amanda Long's curator insight, July 10, 2013 2:18 PM

WOW how cool?  Students could take pictures of their finished products and submit to be graded.