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  • Use this 'Book: A Running Brook of Horror (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: A Running Brook of Horror (upper elem/middle)'. Studying snakes? Daniel Mannix's spine-chilling story is a great way to enhance a snake unit...especially in combination with this fantastic 15 page unit, featuring "cause and effect" practice, story sequencing, figurative language, vocabulary development, and more. Caution: This story may be hard to find.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Hyperbole' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Hyperbole'. Defines hyperbole with examples, and then gives space for students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: November (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: November (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using the theme of November.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Tundra (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Tundra (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using a tundra theme.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Solar System (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Solar System (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using a solar system themes, with a cute alien graphic.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Pumpkin Similes' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Pumpkin Similes'. "A pumpkin is as big as a...." Seven simile prompts in a pumpkin shapebook.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Mother's Day Similes (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Mother's Day Similes (elem)'. Briefly explains similes and encourages students to write their own on the theme of Mother's Day.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Circus Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Circus Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Sunflower simile (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Sunflower simile (elementary)'. Have your students fill out the simile, and decorate a bulletin board with their writing, or trace and cut out the sunflower-shaped pattern for a shapebook.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Mother's Day Similes (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Mother's Day Similes (upper elem)'. Guides students through writing similes about "mother" using their five senses.
  • In this 11-minute American Sign Language video, signs are demonstrated for famous people, including presidents, social figures, authors, and more.
  • Use this 'Worksheets: Ponds and Language Arts (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheets: Ponds and Language Arts (elementary)'. Similes, Alliterations, Acrostic, Story Grammar and Did You Know Cards, all with a pond theme. Six pages of great activities.
  • Matching card set. Play individual matching, individual or group concentration, or group card game to match meaning of animal figures of speech.
  • Reading comprehension that deals with the timeless issue of Olympic judging and figure skating in the winter Olympics. This passage examines the pair figure skating performance of Pelletier and Sale in the 2002 Winter Olympic games and the problems encountered following the judges scores. Questions follow the passage.

  • Use this 'Bookmarks: Animal Similes (ESL)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Bookmarks: Animal Similes (ESL)'. Illustrated bookmarks with animal similes, ex. “quiet as a mouse.” Learn vocabulary and folk culture along with these figures of speech.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Snowflake Alliterations (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Snowflake Alliterations (elem)'. Explains alliteration and provides some examples. On beautiful snowflake covered border paper.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt (alliteration): Valentines' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt (alliteration): Valentines'.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Nature Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Nature Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Desert' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Desert'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using desert themes. Includes border paper for final drafts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Oceans' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Oceans'. Variety of writing activities including acrostics, alliteration, poems, border paper, and more.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Coral Reef' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Coral Reef'. Poetry prompts with a coral reef theme, including alliteration, similes, acrostics, and more.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Wetlands' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Wetlands'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using wetlands themes. Includes border paper for final drafts.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Halloween Alliterations' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Halloween Alliterations'. Learn about alliteration, then write some Halloween-themed alliterations.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Camels (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Camels (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using the theme of camels.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Spiders (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Spiders (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using the theme of spiders.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Dinosaurs (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Dinosaurs (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using the theme of dinosaurs.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Kelp Forest' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Kelp Forest'. Poetry prompts with a kelp forest theme, including alliteration, similes, diamante, haiku, cinquain.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Rain Forest (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Rain Forest (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using the theme of the rain forest.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Baseball (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Baseball (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using the theme of baseball.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: China Theme' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: China Theme'. Briefly explains alliteration, similes, and acrostics, and encourages students to write their own on the theme of China.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Circus (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Circus (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using a circus theme.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Dragon Alliterations (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Dragon Alliterations (elem)'. Briefly explains alliteration and encourages students to write their own tongue twisters on the theme of dragons.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Dragons (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Dragons (upper elem)'. Our prompts for alliterations, similes, and an acrostic form, all in one download.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Fairy Tales (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Fairy Tales (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using fairy tale themes.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Sea Turtles (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Sea Turtles (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using sea turtle themes. Includes border paper for final drafts.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Dolphins (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Dolphins (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using fun dolphin themes. Includes border paper for final drafts.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Worms (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Worms (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures (assonance and alliteration, tongue twisters, acrostics) using worm themes. Six pages of writing prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Frogs (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Frogs (elementary)'. Alliteration, simile,acrostic and poetry forms: six pages of writing and poetry activities with a frog theme.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Ants (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Ants (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using ant themes. Includes border paper for final drafts.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Sharks (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Sharks (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using shark themes. Includes border paper for final drafts.