In my last post, Figurative Language: Go Figure!, I highlighted some of the ways I teach and review figurative language in my fifth grade classroom. To showcase the review, I created a Figurative Language bulletin board in our hallway.
Bulletin boards don’t always have to be just decorative. In fact, I much prefer boards that are more like anchor charts. Learning tools the students can use to review a skill or concept. I usually pair instructional information with student work product to create a great, eye-catching display.
For this bulletin board, I displayed definition posters for each of these types of figurative language: