Nancy Childress
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Upper Primary
  • AHL
  • AHL 3
  • AHL Literacy
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    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs, Video

    Education Standards

    The Case of Nonliteral Phrases - Take 2

    The Case of Nonliteral  Phrases - Take 2


    This lesson is for grade 3 on literacy. At Home Learning Lessons are a partnership between the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, PBS North Carolina, and the William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

    Each lesson contains a video instructional lesson, a PDF lesson plan with a transcript, and a PDF file of extension activities.

    Lesson Overview

    This lesson plan, The Case of Nonliteral  Phrases - Take 2, is a video based lesson for grade 3. Attached to this lesson is the YouTube video link to the video lesson and PDF files of the lesson plan and extension activities.

    Learning Goals:

    • Students will distinguish between literal and nonliteral words and phrases.
    • Students will determine the meaning of nonliteral words and phrases from context.