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Figurative Language Crash Course (FLEX)

In this 6-week course, students will learn the basics about similes, metaphors, personifications, hyperbole, alliterations, onamonapias, and idioms.
Emily Goulden
42 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 6 learners
No live meetings
Over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Class Experience

Students will learn the characteristics of each figurative language device. 
Students will learn to identify figurative language devices. 
Students will learn to create figurative language devices. 
3+ years as an elementary teaching assistant and substitute teacher. 
Week #1- simile self-portrait, update mini book
Week #2- draw an idiom, update mini book
Week #3- alliteration phone activity, update mini book
Week #4- write a personification worksheet, update mini book
Week #5- this story is insane! hyperbole activity, update mini book 
Week #6- update mini book
 5 files available upon enrollment
mini book printables Week #1- simile self-portrait worksheet (attached), coloring supplies Week #2- draw an idiom, plain paper, coloring supplies Week #3- alliteration phone activity (attached), coloring supplies Week #4- write a personification worksheet (attached), coloring supplies Week #5- this story is insane! hyperbole activity (attached)
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
homework assignments
final poster review 
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Students will be asked to follow links to watch YouTube videos. They may need an adult account to watch videos that may be blocked under the child accounts. Students may follow links to watch presentations on Canva, this will not require a login. 

Students will need to create a guest account and nickname for Kahoot! and Nearpod. They will also need a class code.

Students will follow a shared link to a google slides presentation. No login is required. 
YouTube, Kahoot!, Google Slides, Nearpod, Canva


Emily Goulden
Lives in the United States
Ms. Emily
42 total reviews
128 completed classes

About Me

Hi all! 

I am a Grand Canyon University graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Educational Studies (with a focus on elementary and special education) and I'm currently earning Master's in education. During my education, I have completed hours of... 
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