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Writing a Simile Poem
Eighth graders, after reviewing the characteristics of similes and analyzing a poem that uses similes to compare/contrast, write a compare/contrast poem that uses similes. They use word processing to type their poems. Students share their poems with their peers.
8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples
Be as romantic as a poetic. Appear as clever as Einstein. Wow others with your powers of observation by using similes to point out the similar aspects in two different things. This short video focuses on similes found in Shakespeare and on epic or Homeric similes with examples drawn from the Odyssey.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 8 Downloads
Similes are a great way to get your writers thinking about descriptive details. They read a brief explanation which covers clichés and the general wording of a simile. Then, learners try a few on their own. First, they complete nine sentences comparing adjectives.
4th - 6th Language Arts 26 Views 161 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Circle the Simile
Figurative language is a welcome addition to creative writing. Clearly describe similes with this worksheet. For each of 10 example sentences, learners have to identify what is being compared. An answer key is provided with this great introduction.
5th - 7th Language Arts 38 Views 370 Downloads
Simile and Metaphor
Middle schoolers use context clues to find the figurative meaning of similes and metaphors in writing. They practice using figurative language to help their writing come alive. Use this activity in a lesson about poetry, figurative language, or finding the meanings of unfamiliar words.
7th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 371 Downloads
Inspire creative writing by studying similes. This sheet provides learners with 10 different topics, and they must create a simile for each topic. Example topics include: favorite teacher, the waterfall, a parrot, the first day of school, etc.
6th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 99 Downloads
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 16 Views 33 Downloads
Simile And Metaphor
Seventh graders investigate the concept of a simile and a metaphor while reading different texts that are approved by the teacher. The teacher defines a simile and metaphor and shows the class examples on the overhead. They write their own sentences with metaphors and similes.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 36 Downloads
In this desert similes fill-in-the blank worksheet, learners read the definition of a simile at the top of the page. They write 10 similes using desert words that are shown in a box at the top of the page. They draw a picture of one of the similes on the back of the page.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 50 Downloads
Fairy Tale Similes
Discuss similes in fairy tales using a simple worksheet. Learners take a look at the fairy tales they have read, talk about the definition of a simile, and list examples. Then, they create an illustration for one of the similes they have listed.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 9 Views 101 Downloads
Figurative Language Similes
Learners illustrate a simile. In this figurative language lesson, second graders are introduced to similes. They read the story Quick as a Cricket and talk about the similes used. Everyone chooses a simile and draws a picture to go along with it.
2nd Language Arts 4 Views 42 Downloads
Using Similes, Synonyms, and Antonyms
Children study similes, synonyms, and antonyms and identify examples in the book Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood. They write short stories about themselves using antonyms, synonyms, and comparisons of themselves to animals. They draw pictures to go along with their stories and read their stories into the tape recorder, where they will be kept in the library where other pupils can access them during story time.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Similes and Metaphors Information
In this similes and metaphors worksheet, students write a descriptive practice paragraph in which they describe a place, idea, person, event, or concept without telling what the subject of the paragraph is. Students then pair up to try to guess the topic of the paragraph.
7th - 9th Language Arts 23 Views 165 Downloads
Young scholars read the poem Bluebottle and discuss the use of the simile in the poem. In this Bluebottle poetry lesson, students analyze the use of verbs and the energy created by that use. Young scholars text mark all the similes in the poem.
5th - 9th Language Arts 5 Views 36 Downloads
Discuss the work of Matthew Henson, an African American who traveled to the North Pole with Robert Peary. After reading the story "Matthew Henson" by Maryann N. Weidt, learners answer questions by drawing inferences and conclusions, paraphrasing, and identifying figurative language such as similes.
9th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 130 Downloads