Literal versus Nonliteral Language Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: RL.3.4

Core Standard

Any form of written communication is open for interpretation. If we look at many different pieces of classic literature, you will see how the same work means different things to different people. Any form can be taken literally which means that it is taken at face value for what the dictionary meaning is. There is also nonliteral language which means the work goes beyond the dictionary. This is common in figurative language. You will find that this backpack of worksheets helps students learn to differentiate between the different forms of language.







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