Figurative Language


7.R.4L Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a literary text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

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This lesson introduces figurative language.This type of language is used to add color and interest, and to awaken the imagination. Words are used diverging from its usual meaning.

Throughout this lesson the student will:

      recognize the figures of speech in a literary text;

      apply the figures of speech correctly;

      write poems with different figures of speech.


This lesson’s content is of high educational quality. It is designed with a model of a conceptualization, definitions, examples, practice exercises and test with different levels of complexity. In addition, it includes rubrics for an objective evaluation.


12 items in example section

61 items in exercise practice

45 items in test

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