L.7.5

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

 
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Figurative Language, Part 2

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Briefly reviewing the common types of figurative language early in the year allows you to constantly review figurative language in throughout the year.

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Figurative Language - Lesson 4 of Cinder Book Two

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 2
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 2
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Easy as pie...figuratively speaking.

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Introduction to Figurative Language, Part I

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Poetry
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Poetry
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Create your own reference of figurative language examples!

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7th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Does it matter that Sally sold seashells by the seashore?

 
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seashells
   

Symbolism

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Folklore
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Folklore
Mary Lynch
Mesa, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Is a glass slipper, just a glass slipper?

 
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Introduction to Figurative Language, Part II

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Poetry
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Poetry
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Thinking about why writers use figurative language.

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Figurative Language Continued - Lesson 5 of Cinder Book Two

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 2
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 2
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The best way to learn is to teach.

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Poetry Mini-Assessment

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Poetry
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to Poetry
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Show what you know! Citing examples of figurative language, sound, and structure in poetry.

 
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test today
   

Prewriting: Using the Seven-Step Analysis

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Poetry for Writing & Discussion
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Poetry for Writing & Discussion
Julia Withers
Caldwell, ID
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The Seven-Step Analysis helps us prepare for an analysis essay.

 
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7th Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary
Gina Wickstead
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Study with a buddy or be your own!

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drawing
   

Imagery -Lesson 3 of Cinder Book Three

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Can you see it, hear it, taste it, smell it, feel it....?

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imagery
   

Reading Circle Meeting & Assessment - Cinder Book Three

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Putting the pieces together.

 
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ipuzzle pieces
   

Literary Language -Lesson 4 of Cinder Book Three

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

"If at first you don't succeed..."

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practice makes progress
   

Literary Language Continued -Lesson 5 of Cinder Book Three

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Literary Reading - "Sooner or later, everything old is new again." Part 3
Kristal Doolin
Corbin, KY
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

"Time heals all wounds", and... (hopefully) misconceptions.

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teach learn
   

Figurative Language, Part 1

7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
7th Grade ELA » Unit: Analyzing Literature in Socratic Circles with Chaim Potuk’s “Zebra”
Taylor Tasha DeVries
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Briefly reviewing the common types of figurative language early in the year allows you to constantly review figurative language in throughout the year.

Standards:
 
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Reflections (1)
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Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.

Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.

Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending).

Common Core ELA
 
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