Word Feast–Elementary for Figurative Language

Ages: 7-10
Grades: 2-5

Ease frustration and end confusion for your students who interpret figurative language literally. Each expertly crafted-lesson is designed to demystify the interpretation and use of this colorful language.

By the time typically-developing students reach second grade, they're using figurative language like pros. Students with ASD and other language disorders misunderstand the communication intent of their peers, which often leads to social segregation.

The lessons in Word Feast Elementary for Figurative Language will help your students access and apply figurative language in their communication and understand it when their peers use it.

Based on best-practice techniques, each lesson centers on a theme and includes:

  • targeted figures of speech
  • teaching tips
  • prior knowledge activation questions
  • controlled-level, context-rich reading passages
  • teaching activities that include interesting facts about how the phrase started
  • list of student-friendly meanings that include usage tips and correct/incorrect usage examples
  • answer key

Lesson themes include animals, school, food, sports, body parts, color, people, and many others.

Don't drop the ball or let your students fend for themselves when it comes to figurative language competence. Word Feast–Elementary for Figurative Language is chocked full of research-based, best-practice content and strategies. It will perfectly complement your expertise and enrich your student's therapy experience.

123 pages • 8.5 x 11 • softcover • ©2013


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