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Andy Leiser

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Literal vs Nonliteral/Figurative Language

Open the Slides in the Directions audio Listen to the Learning Target link Watch the Quick Explainer video link Watch the Literal vs Figurative Language Video link Listen and follow along to the music video (just for fun). Core concepts: Literal language means exactly what it says. Figurative language means you must figure out what is being said. On the Student Template (4 pages) pages Page 1: Pocket Placers move Drag and sort the purple strips to the literal pocket on the left or the figurative pocket on the right. Make sure to keep the sentences sticking out so we can still read them. pages Page 2: Grey Area movemic Drag the hidden labels to the proper column and then use the notes on screen to record yourself explaining the difference between literal and nonliteral/figurative language. pages Page 3: Let's Go to the Movies linklabelmic Watch the video. Take note of two of your favorite examples of nonliteral/figurative language. Add those examples to the provided labels by changing the provided text. Then, use the mic to explain what the nonliteral language really means. pages Page 4: videoaudiopenlabel Show-off This is your place to show what you know about literal and/or nonliteral/figurative language. It's up to you to show what you know. Make a video, record your voice, draw a picture, use text labels, and generally get creative to show off what that you understand the difference between the two. Have fun with this! checkcheck Submit your best work

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, English Language Learners, English Language Arts, Writing
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