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5th Grade Common Core: RL.5.4

Common Core Identifier: RL.5.4 / Grade: 5
Curriculum: Reading Literature: Craft and Structure
Detail: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
27 Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned worksheets found:
Use context clues to find the meanings of the underlined word in each sentence.
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This poem teaches students about writing similes. The worksheet that follows allows students to practice writing their own similes.
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Eat at the Hyperbole Cafe, where the noodles are a mile long, the vegetables are piled as high as a mountain, and the soup dish is as deep as the sea.
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A true story about a pony with an artificial leg.  The pony has a unique horseshoe shaped like a smiley face, allowing her to "leave her mark" wherever she walks.  (true story)
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An idiom is a phrase that isn't meant to be taken literally. This poem includes idioms, such as "tickled pink," "left out in the cold," and "can't have your cake and eat it too."
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Students write similes using the words like and as about people they know.
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Andy can almost feel the first place medal around his neck, but when the last challenge of the field day is a hula hooping competition, Andy will learn what it means to be a true field day champion.
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This poem describes a horse having difficulty speaking. Readers will answer questions about the poem and the poetic devices it employs.
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Strolling through a garden in a late summer evening can bring pleasure to all five senses. In this story, the narrator describes the wonderful sounds, colorful sights, rich aromas, and delicious-tasting food around her.
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Print and cut out these colorful vocabulary cards. Words for Part 2: Via include noble, alignment, vividly, mischievous, meticulously, spitefully, and exasperated.
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A magical fairy disguises herself as a beggar to find an elf worthy of getting his wish granted. The task is harder than it appears. Will she be able to find a worthy elf? Comprehension questions and vocabulary words included.
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This is a beautiful poem about chasing fireflies on the final night of summer. Following the poem are a series of multiple choice and short answer questions.
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Print out this engaging activity to practice vocabulary words from Part 2: Via. Can you fill in the missing letters and spell the full word?
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Lisa hopes she'll get one of the lead roles in the holiday musical, but she's upset that no one will recognize her in the special part she was chosen for.
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Read each sentence. Fill in the blanks using eight vocabulary words from Part 3: Via.
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These vocabulary cards are perfect for reviewing vocabulary words from Part 1: August. Words include: hindsight, relieved, impatient, aversion, notion, contagious, and more.
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The word wizard writes down and defines challenging words to share with his/her literature circle.
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The word wizard finds challenging words from the story and defines them.
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In this activity, students will read the sentences and underline the words that begin with the same consonant sound.
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The word wizard's job is to find three unique or challenging words from the assigned reading and define them.
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Simply print and cut out these cards with vocabulary words and definitions for Part 3: Summer. Learn the definitions for words such as plague, vibe, oath, and illuminate.
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Check out this vocabulary activity for Part 1: August! This activity uses words from the book such as petrified, hysterically, and anomalies. Kids will match words to the correct definition, fill in the blank with the correct word, and draw a picture to illustrate the meaning of the word.
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The word wizard's job is to find challenging words in the text and define them.
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Choose several tough words from the reading and use a dictionary to define each one.
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Students will read the poem, "A Misty, Mellow Morning," and underline all the words that have alliteration. Students will also write their own example of alliteration.
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This two-page worksheet contains pictures of idioms. Students must use the idiom in a sentence and tell what the sentence means. Includes phrases such as, "Down to Earth," and "Taking a Big Step."
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The word wizard finds challenging words from the text and defines them.
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