Dalton is very bored while his mom is cleaning the house one day. Dalton’s mom decides to invite his friends over to keep him occupied while she is busy with chores. While Dalton is waiting on his friends to come over, he decides to play dress-up in hopes that his friends will want to play too. During this time, Dalton’s mom discovers that he has made a huge mess in his room. Watch how the story unfolds while learning different 9 different styles of figurative language.
This book can be used as a teacher read-aloud or mentor text to show students different figurative language styles. Use the picture book with any age elementary student that will enjoy the comic book style of writing. Upper elementary students (3rd, 4th & 5th graders) can use the book to identify the variety of onomatopoeia, idioms, metaphors, similes, alliteration, imagery, oxymorons, personification, and hyperbole’s that are inside.
This book was designed to teach kids about FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE while making it fun to learn. Dalton’s Dress-Up Dilemma can be read to any elementary-age, early middle, and home school students that like to use their imagination.
Lessons Have Been Created to use with this Teacher Read Aloud:
These lessons can help to show, teach, and reinforce the different figurative language styles. DALTON’S DRESS-UP DILEMMA LESSONS
ABOUT THE BOOK:
- Each page contains an ONOMATOPOEIA, which is written in a BOLDED word.
- Each character represents a different style of figurative language.
See how to use this resource with this TEACH FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE USING DALTON’S DRESS-UP DILEMMA VIDEO.