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Grades 6–8 ELA Activity Set 3: Identify Figurative Language and More

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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: Identify Figurative Language

Learn about the different types of figurative language, from similes and metaphors to personification and idioms. Then, see how many you can spot in the short passage "Gloomy Afternoon."

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Resource 2: Start a Dialectical Journal

Read what you want, and think critically while you do it! Record important or thought-provoking moments in your dialectical journal while reading your next book.

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Resource 3: Daily Dinner Prompts

It’s not always easy to find engaging discussion topics for the whole family—especially if everyone in the household is staying home! We’ve got some ideas to help you bring literature to the dinner table.

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