Reflection: Standards Alignment Was That For Real?: Identifying Non-Literal Language in Text - Section 3: Label New Learning


At this point in the lesson, the students and I are just about to embark on reading closely!  I've asked the students to look and think about the text carefully, paying close attention to the text to find any examples of non-literal language.  This close reading is great practice, and is one the key components of the shifts of the ELA CCSS!

  Reflection: Reading Closely!
  Standards Alignment: Reflection: Reading Closely!
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Was That For Real?: Identifying Non-Literal Language in Text

Unit 6: Idioms Unit
Lesson 2 of 5

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate an understanding of word relationships and nuance in word meanings by locating examples within a text.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students will work on identifying examples of non-literal language within a text and distinguish the meanings of literal from non-literal words and phrases in context by reading closely and taking notes.

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English / Language Arts, idioms, non, Amelia Bedelia, close reading
  30 minutes
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