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A Simile is Like a Song
A simile is like a song and curriculum is food for the brain. Challenge your class to figure out the definitions of simile, metaphor, alliteration, personification, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia from the clues given in the poem "A Simile is Like a Song.
7th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 36 Downloads
Fifth graders define personification. In this language arts lesson, 5th graders read several examples of personification and discuss why they are examples of personification. Students read poetry and underline any examples of personification they can find.
5th Language Arts 23 Views 55 Downloads
Figurative Language: Farenheit 451
Readers analyze figurative language in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 with four text examples from part two. They identify each example as simile, metaphor, or personification, and analyze the comparison that was made. Resource includes definitions of each figure of speech.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 161 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Maui and the Sun Retold by June Melser
Wouldn't it be great if we could slow down the sun and make the days longer? That's exactly what happens in Maui and the Sun, as retold by June Mesler. Beginning with an independent reading of this interesting creation myth, learners focus on identifying the problem and solution of the story before participating in a whole-class discussion.
1st - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Second graders recognize personification in texts. In this personification lesson, 2nd graders discuss figurative language and how characters can be given human-like qualities. Students read a story and write down examples they have seen from other texts.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Identifying Figurative Language #1
In this identifying types of figurative language worksheet, students read sentences and phrases, determine if they are similes, metaphors, hyperboles, personifications, or a combination, identify the type/s and write an explanation of their answers.
4th - 6th Language Arts 186 Views 1520 Downloads
New Review Poetic Elements Are Fun!
Engage your class in the elements of poetry with a series of lessons and activities. The plans cover simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and imagery. Learners come up their their own metaphors, identify poetic elements in poems and other texts, experiment writing imagery-full paragraphs, and more!
4th - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 8 Downloads
Students interpret figurative language. In this language instructional activity, students are read the poem "I Love the Look of Words" by Maya Angelou and are to find examples of hyperbole and personification in the poem. Students then rotate among three small groups to complete activities that practice interpreting figurative language.
4th - 5th Language Arts 41 Views 292 Downloads
Carl Sandburg's "Chicago": Bringing a Great City Alive
Carl Sandburg composed poetry that conveyed a time and place in American Literature and history. Learners identify the literary techniques he uses to describe the historical and cultural context of living in Chicago. They define the poetic devices personification and apostrophe in the poem, then write their own descriptive pieces mimicking Sandburg's style.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Language Arts: Stylistic Devices
Students are able to define given literary terms, such as metaphor, simile, imagery, personification, symbolism, etc. They are able to identify the use of literary elements in a given text. Students are able to interpret weather conditions from textual clues and recreate setting.
9th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 45 Downloads
Pictures in Words: Poems of Tennyson and Noyes
Students examine how Tennyson and Noyes use words to paint vivid pictures. They read and analyze two poems, complete an online scavenger hunt, complete a worksheet, and write examples of alliteration, personification, metaphor, simile, and onomatopoeia.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 61 Downloads
Play a figurative language game! Starting with a review of terms, this presentation quickly launches into a quiz game with hyper-linked answers. Simply click an answer to find out if it's wrong or right. The option to try again is always there.
7th - 9th Language Arts 40 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How can you compare two things that are different, but also similar? After reading an explanation of metaphors, similes, and personification, eighth graders answer ten multiple choice questions about how to use each when writing. Use the activity in your poetry lesson, or as a quiz after a unit on figurative language.
8th Language Arts 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Review of Personification and Alliteration
Learners study personification and alliteration in various fiction texts. In this literary devices lesson, students use various texts to identify the literary devices of personification and alliteration. Learners use examples of both devices in an original sentence and create an illustration for personification.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 12 Views 88 Downloads
Students create a clay object in which they are to personify. They use their own personal experiences to help the viewer imagine what it would be like to be that particular object. They also watch videos of fables to help them with personification.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 5 Views 58 Downloads