Sharpen your writing, language, critical thinking, and reading skills with these instructional resources, designed for at-home learning. Keep checking back for new resources posted each week!
Resource 1: "Words Are Birds"—Teaching Metaphor with Francisco X. Alarcón
Students spot similes easily. Just look for the like or as. Metaphors often pose a challenge for readers, particularly when they don’t seem to make sense. HMH Into Literature author Carol Jago shares activities to help students understand and appreciate metaphors—as well as craft their own.
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