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Essential to Autumn: Line, Shape, Color, Texture, Pattern, Rhythm, Emphasis, Movement, Balance, and Unity
Students explore the environment by learning about nature. In this art instructional activity, students go on a walk and find objects to help in creating a picture, or collage representing whatever season is being discussed. Students write similes or metaphors describing the collage they made.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Study of Theme and Figurative Language in Poetry and/or Prose
Tenth graders analyze the use of figurative language and themes used in selected poems and prose. They read four different literature works and define various literary devices such as symbolism, metaphor, personification, and simile. Learners also identify examples of the figurative language and devices used in the works.
10th Language Arts 8 Views 124 Downloads
Figures of Speech: Collaborating on Frigures of Speech
Students research online the meaning of metaphor, simile and extended metaphor by finding songs and poems with such meanings. In this language arts lesson, students report their discovery of metaphor and simile to the class. They work in groups of four and explore different websites to find lyrics containing these meaning.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Figurative Language in Poetry and Prose
Students examine the impact of sound devices in poetry. In this poetry lesson plan, students read the listed poems and identify uses of hyperbole, simile, metaphor, imagery, and personification. Students discuss how sound devices enhance poetry.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 83 Downloads
Creative Writing in Journals
Creative writing and journal writing are the focus in the language arts lesson presented here. Learners review a variety of types of writing. They look at simile, metaphor, personification, and alliteration. Everyone goes to a comfortable spot in the room and begins to write in their journals.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 19 Downloads
Pictures in Words: Poems of Tennyson and Noyes
Eleventh graders describe and analyze the effects of poetry on readers. They participate in an Internet scavenger hunt, an exercise involving interpretation of poetry through visual art, and an opportunity for students to create their own pictures in words.
11th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Vocabulary Builder- Using Inspiration to Generate Lists of Descriptive Words
Students discover how to engage all their senses and powers of observation to effectively communicate and idea or emotion. Using Inspiration Software, they create a vocabulary web and practice using descriptive language to clarify and enhance ideas.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Prairie Is...
Learners investigate different environments by creating a poem. For this prairie environment lesson, students research information about Kansas' natural resources and complete a worksheet about prairies. Learners practice using poetic descriptions such as similes to describe prairies.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
I Have A Dream
Students create a reader response essay as they react to the I Have A Dream speech made by Martin Luther King. In this Martin Luther King lesson plan, students read the speech, fill out a Civil Rights movement sheet, have discussions, complete a word sort, and more.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 26 Views 161 Downloads
“Mom said I was a sheepdog…” After reading a brief definition of metaphor, readers are directed to underline all the examples of this type of figurative language found in a short passage about getting a haircut. An answer sheet is included.
6th - 8th Language Arts 59 Views 366 Downloads
Analyzing Figurative Language in Poetry
Ninth graders listen to an oral reading of "I Am Offering this Poem" by Jimmy Santiago Baca. Then, they discuss where similes, metaphors, personification, and symbolism were used within the poem and what purpose those served. They create a 50-75 wor
9th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
Native American Culture: The Light in the Forest
Seventh graders read the novel, The Light in the Forest. They work in groups to research and create artifacts for a Native American Living Museum. They complete a Powerpoint presentation of their virtual museum to classmates.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Fourth graders discover the use of figurative language in poetry and prose and compare poetic phrasing with narrative and descriptive examples. They identify different patterns of rhyme and verse and write poetry based on the structure and styles of poems read.
4th Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Thrills and Chills
Why do we use figurative language in poetry? Help your middle schoolers comprehend the use of figurative language in poetry and prose. They compare poetic phrases with narrative or descriptive examples. Learners identify clues which suggest poems are older.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 173 Downloads