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Figurative Language Grades 4-5 Start activity!
This person is making ice cubes. The person is really cold. The person’s hands are hardening like ice. Which best explains what is most likely happening right now?
What would happen if you froze your hands? Return
You are correct! If someone says they are freezing, they mostly likely mean that their body, or a part of their body is really cold. Next
This person doesn’t have enough money to pay for the shoes. This person is in a foreign country which uses body parts as currency. This person doesn’t believe in wearing shoes. Wearing these shoes probably will cause a disease. Which is the most likely explanation for this person’s statement?
You are correct! If something costs an arm and a leg, it is a way of saying that it costs a great deal of money. Next
The computer doesn’t like to be hit. The computer will call your mom if you press the keys too hard. You must treat a computer with care. If not, it might break or stop working correctly. The computer will politely ask you to stop pressing the keys so hard. What does this statement probably mean?
You are correct! Objects cannot get angry. They cannot have human emotions. This person was trying to help you understand that pressing the keys hard will cause the computer to do things you probably do not want to happen. Next
Jose should just keep scrubbing. Jose should ignore these instructions because grease will make a spot even dirtier. Jose needs to go get a bottle of elbow grease to clean the spot. Jose should rub his elbow on the spot, so his elbow grease can remove the spot. What should Jose probably do?
You are Correct! Using more elbow grease just means put some more hard work into something. Next
Everybody in Mexico was taller than me. I taught my relatives English. I didn’t understand anything. My relatives wouldn’t speak to me. What does this probably mean?
This girl is very good at something. Winning makes this girl’s head grow. This person wins a lot of awards. This person has become overly confident. What does this statement probably NOT mean?
This is a swimming lesson. Students need to get out their noodles. This teacher has a question about a noodle. The class is going to have to really think hard to answer this question. The class needs to get out their pencils. What is expected of this class?
A noodle is a silly word for the brain… Return
If the class is going to use their noodles, they are going to use their brains. Next
Go find a wall to clean Get a scrub brush Go study multiplication Rub a book on their head What should this person do next?
Brush up refers to improving your skills on something Return
This person needs to study their multiplication tables, so they will get better at them. Next
My teacher put my homework in my ear. My teacher hit me in the ear. My teacher lectured me. My teacher called my mom. What does this probably mean?
What might your teacher fill your ears with if you were in trouble? Return
If you receive an earful from someone, they are pouring a lot of words into your ears. In other words, they are talking a lot and are usually upset with you. Next
I’m thinking about a lot of things. I’m competing in a bike race. What is probably NOT happening?