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Assignments - Reading - 6th Grade(Archived)
Figurative Language Choice Board
Due Date: 4/30/2018
Subject: Reading - 6th Grade

Students have been working in this Figurative Language Choice board in class.


It is Due Monday, April 30th!!!  Students are to complete 4 boxes on the Choice Board.




Make a list of songs that you think contain figurative language. Explain why you think each does.



Make a word wall poster for one of the following words:

Simile, metaphor, Figurative language, literal language, onomatopoeia.   Must have word, definition and 2 examples.



Imagine you are taking a walk in the park. Make a list of things you think could be used in figurative language. Give and explain examples of each.



Make a flip book to describe 5 terms of figurative language.

Share/show/explain book to 5 people in class.



Create a rap or poem using similes. Choose an item the rap or poem is about. Write the name of object on paper. Write six examples that describe it.



Pretend you are a teacher. Teach me what you know about figurative language. Design a lesson plan to explain fig. lang.



Create a short story about your dream vacation. Use 5 similes/metaphors. Must be 10-12 sentences. Read to a few students in class.



Write a letter to a friend using at least five different kinds of figurative language.



Make a chart that list 5 different kinds of figurative language.   Give definitions and examples of each.

The HOMS Voc. Choice Board
Due Date: 12/4/2017
Subject: Reading - 6th Grade

Students should use the HOMS Voc. List to complete the HOMS Voc. Choice Board.  Student should complete 4 activities.


Due before Dec. 8th!!!

Due Date: 10/20/2016
Subject: Reading - 6th Grade

Students should read at least 20 minutes a day.  Reading can consist of a variety of literature such as books, magazines, newspapers, etc. 

Students have access to Myon which is accessible through  All students should know their login information.  It can be access through a computer or cell phone.

Students also have access to Destiny Quest, an online library, in which they can check out digital books.

Additional reading outside of class will ensure that students are practicing reading skills.


Occasionally, I will assign homework or allow students to finish their classwork as homework.