Personification Teacher Resources
Find Personification educational ideas and activities
Showing 41 - 60 of 844 resources
The meaning of personification is the focus of this language arts presentation. Upper elementary writers are exposed to the concept of personification, then practice implementing the technique by adding color to the sentence, "Leaves are falling from a tree.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads
Narrative Practice: Similes, Metaphors, Personification
Transform boring sentences with figurative language. Class members employ metaphor, simile, and personification to rewrite a series of provided sentences. Pupils can prepare for narrative essays and creative assignments by completing the exercises included here.
7th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 58 Downloads
Art Personified Activity 1: Exploring Descriptive Compositions, Personification
Students view a piece of artwork and write a descriptive essay. In this composition lesson, students enter the phrase "A picture is worth 1,000 words" into their graphing calculator using the NoteFolio program. As a class, students write 1,000 words about the piece of artwork.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
6th Grade: Express Yourself, Lesson 2: Close Read
The second lesson of a pair about Paul Laurence Dunbar, this plan focuses in particular on his poem, "We Wear the Masks." After a short historical introduction, class members conduct a series or readings, marking up the text and discussing literary elements such as imagery, tone, and personification.
6th Language Arts 54 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
On the Hunt: Understanding Figurative Language
Introduce your class to figurative language and then ask them to hunt for examples in their reading. The hunt requires pupils to write down their sources, a quoted example for each type of figurative language, and what they think the examples means.
4th - 8th Language Arts 20 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Figurative Language - Figuring it Out
Play this slide show and then find out how much your class has learned with the included quiz. After jotting down the definitions of each term, class members label 10 examples with one of five terms: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, or understatement.
7th - 9th Language Arts 18 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How to Identify Figurative Language
Reinforce understanding of five terms with a single-slide flow chart. Starting with the question, "Is it a comparison between two things?", the flow chart helps users figure out if what they are looking at is an example of simile, metaphor, hyperbole, understatement, or personification.
7th - 9th Language Arts 22 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Similes, Metaphors, and Personification
Eighth graders explore figurative language, specifically focusing on similes, metaphors and personification. They work on the web to identify poems that demonstrate simile, metaphor, and personification, then analyze how it enhances that particular poem.
8th Language Arts 15 Views 75 Downloads
Goddesses Are Personifications Too!
Seventh graders discover the use of personification as a way of expressing ideals. In this Language Arts lesson plan, 7th graders create an allegorical depiction of a contemporary ideal. Students write labels that clearly support the concepts that informed their art making process.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
New Review The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Imagery and Personification
Imagery is the focus of this lesson, featuring "The Moon is distant from the Sea" by Emily Dickinson. Readers discuss the lunar cycle and its connection to the speaker's desires, and then choose an image from the poem to compare to their idea of great pain.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Poetry Shopping Spree
Scholars demonstrate the ability to evaluate authors' use of literary elements such as metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, and onomatopoeia. They are provided with a checklist and must shop for poems that contain the poetry terms on their list.
6th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 608 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Figures of Speech Slide Show
This slide show on figures of speech includes definitions, images, and examples from real texts for several common terms: metaphor, simile, personification, alliteration, irony, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, and imagery. The presentation is colorful, easy to read, and omits any distracting animations.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 163 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading the Play
Students read the play "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare. In groups, they identify the instances of similes, metaphors and personification. They use the Internet to compare and contrast the events in the play with historical facts. To end the lesson plan, they hold a mock trial to examine Brutus' innocence or guilt.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 111 Downloads
Seriously, 93 slides of literary terms? Yes, and well worth the time, although perhaps not all at once. The beauty here is in the concise, easy-to-understand definitions for such well-known terms as imagery and personification, as well as for more esoteric terms such as enjambment and litotes.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 27 Views 56 Downloads
Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Activity: Firework by Katy Perry
Sure to engage your class in poetry, this resource requires them to identify, label, and explain poetic devices and figurative language used in Katy Perry's hit song "Firework". A well-organized page that chunks the lyrics so learners are able to more easily identify examples of devices such as metaphors, hyperbole, and alliteration.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 279 Views 452 Downloads
What Is Hyperbole?
What is hyperbole? Your learners are dying to know. After examining several examples of these exaggerated statements, have your class members explain what the phrases really mean and then create some of their own hyperboles. Young writers also identify and then craft their own examples of personification and onomatopoeia.
9th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 54 Downloads
Identifying, Mapping, and Personifying Countries Involved in WWII
Get artsy with this WWII group activity, starting with a whole-class assignment. Create a map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific using geometric shapes cut from construction paper and placed on the floor. Consider splitting the class into 3 groups to ensure participation.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads