Simile Teacher Resources
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Synonyms - How Author's Make Comparisons
A very good 13-slide presentation on similes and metaphors is here for you. Young poets are introduced to each term, given examples, and work together to identify similes and metaphors in many sentences of writing. A valuable resource!
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads
Your class can learn about Amelia Earhart and practice important comprehension skills here. Learners answer questions about cause and effect, compare texts, and discuss similes and metaphors after reading Amelia Earhart: Free in the Skies by Robert Burleigh.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 37 Views 447 Downloads
New Review The Poet's Toolbox
If you need a lesson for your poetry unit, use two poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("Rain in Summer" and "The Slave in the Dismal Swamp") and a resource on Elements of Poetry. The lesson plan guides you through activities on figurative language and poetic structure, and provides worksheets for kids to write their own examples of similes and metaphors.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 30 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Their Eyes Were Watching God: Figurative Language
Zora Neale Hurston's beautiful language in Their Eyes Were Watching God is not only a pleasure to read, it helps to further the plot and character development. Once your class has finished Chapter 6 of the novel, have them discuss examples of simile, metaphor, personification, and symbolism that they have found.
9th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 10 Views 102 Downloads
Figurative Language Similes
Learners illustrate a simile. For 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
Metaphors and Similes
Fifth graders complete a worksheet. In this figurative language lesson, 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 55 Views 191 Downloads
Similes & Metaphors
Similes and metaphors are the focus of a 57-slide presentation that your class members should find engaging. Although your students may find the musical selections dated, the color coding highlights the similes and metaphors found in songs.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Lots of Lessons from Aesop
Aesop’s Fables offer young learners an opportunity to study figurative language. After reviewing theme, simile, alliteration, and metaphor, model for your pupils how to identify examples of these devices in the fable. Class members then work in groups to locate examples in a second story.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 73 Downloads
Thankful for You
Writers of all ages develop similes and metaphors to use in their own writing. They create a book of things they are thankful for and share their book with the class. Use this lesson during the month of November to encourage learners of all ages to be thankful!
K - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 47 Downloads
It's Raining Cats and Dogs! Literary Devices and Figurative Language
Third and fourth graders study literary devices and figurative language. They view a PowerPoint presentation (which you must create) to review hyperbole, idiom, simile, and metaphor. They read and discuss the book There's A Frog in My Throat, and sketch a slide of a saying they select.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 8 Views 190 Downloads
Coming Home:From the Life of Langston Hughes
Third graders listen to the non-fiction book: COMING HOME: FROM THE LIFE OF LANGSTON HUGHES. They identify examples of metaphors and similies within the book and understand how this figure of speech is used in writing. They then create examples themselves of metaphors and similes.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
"Knot" the Whole Truth: Writing a Modern-Day Story with a Tall Tale's Voice
Beyond Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, tall tales can be a great way to teach young writers about word choice and voice in their writing. Using Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee and the Six-Trait Writing process, they begin to write their own modern-day tall tales placing emphasis on exaggeration, metaphors, and similes.
5th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 182 Downloads
Introduce your class to basic figurative language. The presentation covers simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia. Learners can take notes and complete the practice activities included in the slide show. Particular emphasis is put on metaphor.
7th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 27 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