Amethyst Dreams Designs

7th Grade Figurative Language

Block Plan

  • Unit Objectives
  • SWBAT: recognize figurative language in text and distinguish which type of figurative language is being used.
  • SWBAT: create and use figurative language in their writing.

Lesson 1: Intro to Figurative Language

Lesson 1 Handout

  • Goal: Introduce students to figurative language used in literature.
  • Objective: SWBAT demonstrate they can recognize 11 literary terms by creating a flash card for each term presented.

Lesson 2: Termonology/ Intro to Writing

Lesson 2 Worksheet

  • Goal: Students will be introduced to writing using Lesson 2 Worksheet: Figurative Language.
  • Objective: SWBAT demonstrate they can write an example of use of all 11 literary terms.

Lesson 3: Metaphor & Similies

Lesson 3 Worksheet/Handout

  • Goal: Students will recall figurative language literary terms.
  • Objective:SWBAT demonstrate they can recognize 11 literary terms and use them in a sentence.

Lesson 4: Onomatopoeia & Alliteration

Onomatopoeia Powerpoint

Alliteration Powerpoint

  • Goal: Students will be exposed to detail use of Onomatopoeia and Alliteration.
  • Objective: SWBAT demonstrate the proper use of alliterations.

Lesson 5: Personification & Hyperboles

Personification & Hyperbole Powerpoint

Review Worksheet

  • Goal: Students will experience indepth examples of personification and hyperobole's.
  • Objective: SWBAT demonstrate their understanding all 11 literary terms by completing the review worksheet.

Lesson 6: Chubby Monkey (Writing)

Chubby Monkey Powerpoint

  • Goal: Students will be introduced to writing paragraphs using figurative language.
  • Objective: SWBAT demonstrate ability to recognize figurative language used in a paragraph.
  • Objective: SWBAT write a paragraph using figurative language

Lesson 7: Writing Using Figurative language

Lesson 7 Worksheet: Animal Writing

  • Goal: Students will be intriduced to comprehensive writing using figurative language.
  • Objective: SWBAT demonstrate they can recognize 11 literary terms.
  • Objective: SWBAT write a paragraph using a minimum of 4 figurative languageliterary terms.