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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

Figurative Language

Grade: 6th Grade
Standard:

6.4

Description:

Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of poetry and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to explain how figurative language (e.g., personification, metaphors, similes, hyperbole) contributes to the meaning of a poem.

Standard:

6.8

Description:

Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about how an author's sensory language creates imagery in literary text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to explain how authors create meaning through stylistic elements and figurative language emphasizing the use of personification, hyperbole, and refrains.

6th Grade Reading - Figurative Language Lesson
 
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