Figurative Language Digital Reading – 5th Grade Fiction

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The realistic fiction included in this drag and drop digital unit (A Field Trip to the Chocolate Factory and Lucky Cat-Lucky Family) includes a variety of figurative language to give your students lots of practice!


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Looking for a Figurative Language Reading Center or need a ready-to-use reading activity for independent work, partner practice, spiral review, or test prep? This figurative language digital reading unit highlighting similes, metaphors, and idioms has you covered.



2 passages

  • A Field Trip to the Chocolate Factory
  • Lucky Cat – Lucky Family

2 sets of vocabulary

2 sets of comprehension questions

4 figurative language activity slides

Answer Key (2 versions)

Teacher Notes PDF with LINKS


SAVE MORE and GET MORE with the YEARLONG Knowledge Builders Mega Bundle for 5th Grade!!! It has 20 key reading units that cover 5th grade reading standards for fiction and nonfiction!


❤️ Why You’ll Love This Resource: ❤️


Comprehensive Coverage: Aligned to help students determine the meaning of figurative language, this digital reading unit ensures your students receive consistent practice with this reading standard in a more interactive format than lengthy passages and assignments.


Increase Content Knowledge: The high-interest stories, vocabulary in context, and reading comprehension will help your students build their content knowledge and fill in some learning gaps.


Teacher-Friendly Features: The Google Slides are NO PREP and easy to grade with PDF and digital answer keys. There’s nothing to cut or laminate, and no papers are needed either! Plus, there’s enough material included for 2 – 4 days of reading activities or 2 full weeks of centers!


Routine, Routine, Routine: Using the Figurative Language Knowledge Builder, as well as the other digital reading units included in the YEARLONG BUNDLE, offers a two-fold benefit. As a teacher, building a reading block planning routine will save you hours upon hours of lesson planning time. No more searching for standards and skill-aligned resources. You’ll have everything you need in one convenient folder on your computer.


For students, consistently using digital reading units helps establish a reading block routine to reinforce expectations and keep students engaged and on task while you meet with small groups to provide targeted differentiation and instruction.


This resource targets the following:

  • Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context. L.5.5.A
  • Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. L.5.5.B
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes. RL.5.4



Need another grade? We’ve got you covered!

3rd Grade:

Knowledge Builders Fiction and Nonfiction for 3rd Grade (Bundle of 20 units)


4th Grade:

Knowledge Builders Fiction and Nonfiction for 4th Grade (Bundle of 20 units)



Looking for more 5th Grade reading centers?

YEARLONG Reading Centers for 4th and 5th Grades in Fiction and Nonfiction (Bundle of 20 Centers)



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