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Metaphors and Similes
Fifth graders complete a worksheet. In this figurative language lesson plan, 5th graders review the definition of metaphors and provide examples. Students learn about similes and the use of figurative language. Students read a poem and identify the metaphors and similes present.
5th Language Arts 51 Views 188 Downloads
Recognizing Similes: Fast as a Whip
Students review basic knowledge of similes and engage with similes on a more abstract level. For this similes lesson, students define similes and identify examples. Students read and analyze the similes used in poetry by Derricotte, Frost, and Wordsworth.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 4 Views 22 Downloads
Teaching Similes with Geronimo Stilton
Students identify similes in Geronimo Stilton books, and demonstrate their understanding of similes by writing their own. They recognize the characteristics of similes before applying them to aspects of their own lives.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 6 Views 33 Downloads
Similes and Metaphors
What is a simile? What is a metaphor? How are both of these different? First, discuss the difference between the two terms, and then have your emerging writers practice identifying sentences that use either literary device. They are also provided with short phrases such as "As heavy as.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 94 Views 801 Downloads
Simile And Metaphor
Students engage in a lesson about metaphor and simile while using them in different contexts. They are asked to share some samples that are designed by them to other members of the class. Students practice writing them with the help of the teacher.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 48 Downloads
Composing and Illustrating Homeric Similes
If you're beginning The Odyssey and would like to address figurative language and basic story elements, this resource could be useful. Over the course of two days, class members identify the main events, explore characters, identify figurative language, create their own similes, and write and illustrate a children's book version of a section of the poem.
9th Language Arts 6 Views 105 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Figurative Language Packet
A definitive resource for your figurative language unit includes several worksheets and activities to reinforce writing skills. It addresses poetic elements such as simile and metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and idioms, and provides several activities for kids to practice their skills.
6th - 12th Language Arts 72 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Joy Luck Club: Figurative Language
Amy Tan uses vivid figurative language to deepen and enrich her writing. Use the fifth of ten lessons on The Joy Luck Club to demonstrate the impact of figurative language, particularly similes and metaphors, on plot and character.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Metaphor & Simile in Song
After studying metaphors in written text, transfer your learners' knowledge to song! Have each learner bring in a song that uses metaphors and/or similes, and play these examples for the class. Can the other learners identify the metaphors/ similes in each song?
7th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 288 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Quick as a Cricket Lesson Plan
Teaching young learners about similes is easy as pie with this primary grade language arts lesson. Following a class reading of the children's book, Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood, young readers learn the definition of a simile as they look at the numerous examples presented in the story.
Pre-K - 2nd Language Arts 32 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The class defines similes after creating a KWL chart about them. Groups rotate through a series of stations in which they creatively complete similes. They create a picture booklet that contains similes. However, the booklet topic and attached materials are snowflake themed, so if you live where it doesn't snow, try to choose a more relevant theme.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 107 Downloads
Investigate with your class how similes are figures of speech that use the words as and like as visual terms. They use this knowledge to complete a worksheet where they write some similes of their own. Be sure to download the attached file "Similar Similes Teacher Introduction Lesson.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 179 Downloads
Using Extended Similes to Elaborate and Add Style
Tenth graders explore the use of extended similes in writing. They analyze Jamaica Kincaid's, "Annie John" for use of extended similes. They develop criteria for effective similes and edit prior work to include them.
10th Language Arts 4 Views 12 Downloads