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Finding Figurative Language in The Phantom Tollbooth

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Finding Figurative Language in The Phantom Tollbooth

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four to eight 40-minute class sessions
Lesson Author

Lisa Hinton

Parkton, Maryland

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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PREPARATION

Students will read Chapters 1 and 2 of The Phantom Tollbooth before beginning this activity. In Chapter 2, the main character visits an imaginary land where he gets stuck "in the doldrums." This phrase will be the focus of the motivational part of this lesson.

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