Lesson plan

Lesson 3: Explore how the author builds meaning through the use of figurative language

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.6.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards L.6.5.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6/5/a
teaches Common Core State Standards W.6.3.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/3/d
teaches Common Core State Standards W.6.3.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/3/a
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/5
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/2
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.6.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6/1

Lesson 3: Explore how the author builds meaning through the use of figurative language

Students will review the meaning of the term “figurative language,” and examine examples of it taken from the text. They will then explore how the author uses figurative language and imagery to build meaning.

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