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Figurative Language Overview

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The Case Against "Good" and "Bad"
From YouTube, produced by TED education
Don’t take the easy route! Instead, use this little trick to improve your writing -- let go of the words “good” and “bad,” and push yourself to illustrate, elucidate, and illuminate your world with language.  (04:52)
July 23, 2012 at 04:59 PM
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An Introduction to Figurative Language
From YouTube, produced by Pageant Coterie
The instructor first reads a short poem, which, in the video, is accompanied by images. Then, the instructor uses examples from the poem to demonstrate the uses of figurative language. This excellent video was created by Pageant Coterie and is suitab... [more]
December 30, 2009 at 09:27 PM
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From YouTube, produced by Aaron Fowles
This video features a narrator who begins by explaining the structure of an analogy. Then, he presents strategies for determining the relationship between words in order to solve analogies. (09:41)
November 17, 2010 at 06:03 AM
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Figurative Language
From youtube.com, produced by Ben Jackson, Matt Omalley, Nakia Simon, Taunia Soderquist
This video clip contains a fun tune that teaches the different types of figurative language. The video provides lyrics with the video to allow students to follow along with the song. (03:00)
May 22, 2013 at 09:14 AM
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Ages: 9 - 14
ELA: Idioms - 4th/5th Grade
From YouTube, produced by Idaho Public Television
Join Cathy Leavitt from Jefferson Elementary School in Pocatello for this ELA Lesson: Understanding Idioms as a Figurative Language. (30:00)
May 27, 2020 at 01:59 PM
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Figurative language
From YouTube, produced by mistersato411
Learn about 8 kinds of figurative language: metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, understatement, idioms, analogy, and irony. They are figures of speech. You probably already use them all the time, but might don't know the terminology. And le... [more]
July 16, 2020 at 10:36 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Celebrity Jeopardy- Figurative Language/Literary Devices
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Fun video that helps students learn about descriptive language! Students will definitely laugh! key words: figurative language, literary devices, simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, tone, mood, allusion, symbolism, hyperbole, alliteration, personificatio... [more]
February 16, 2012 at 01:24 PM
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Figurative Language
From YouTube
This computer-animated  video explores and defines various types of figurative language including similes, metaphors,  hyperbole, and personification. In addition to giving definitions, examples of different terms are given. (03:42)
August 18, 2009 at 04:28 AM
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Identifying Figurative Language
From YouTube, produced by Figurative-Language
This video explains how to identify figures of speech and figurative language through a series of questions.  (01:35)
July 30, 2011 at 09:35 PM
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Language Arts - Figurative Language Tutorial
From YouTube
The narrator in this ten-minute video discusses six common forms of figurative language. The images underscore the points that the narrator makes.(09:59)
July 30, 2011 at 09:42 PM
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