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Identifying Figurative Language #1
In this identifying types of figurative language instructional activity, students read sentences and phrases, determine if they are similes, metaphors, hyperboles, personifications, or a combination, identify the type/s and write an explanation of their answers.
4th - 6th Language Arts 166 Views 1504 Downloads
Figurative Language #2
Identify figurative language in sentences that have been pulled out of a text. Looking at the sentence independently, can you tell which technique is being used? How do you know? Ninth graders look at 10 sentences that show simile, metaphor, personification, or hyperbole.
9th Language Arts 29 Views 243 Downloads
Anansi And the Pot of Beans
Second graders complete a variety of activities related to the book "Anansi and the Pot of Beans." They answer story comprehension questions, and draw a picture to illustrate an answer on the worksheet. Students also write an apology note from Anansi, complete a simile worksheet and write ten original similes, and examine cause and effect.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads
"The Hidden Feast"
Second graders identify action words and read and discuss the book "The Hidden Feast" by Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss. Students answer story comprehension questions, match animals with their animal family names, and complete a simile matching worksheet.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
When Turtle Grew Feathers
Students explore the Choctaw Native American tribe. In this cross curriculum literacy and U.S. history lesson plan, students locate where the Choctaw Indians lived on a United States map. Students listen to When Turtle Grew Feathers and respond to comprehension questions.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 58 Downloads
Twelfth graders read and discuss poems by Jewel., Sylvia Plath, and Langston Hughes They examine poems for examples of metaphors and similes. After discussing Jewel's poem Lost, they write their own poems. They hold a poetry reading in their classroom "coffeehouse.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Young scholars describe colors. In this descriptive writing lesson, students brainstorm color descriptions using all of the senses except sight. Young scholars write poems including similes, sensory images, and interesting word choice. Examples are included.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 76 Downloads
Language Arts: Stylistic Devices
Students are able to define given literary terms, such as metaphor, simile, imagery, personification, symbolism, etc. They are able to identify the use of literary elements in a given text. Students are able to interpret weather conditions from textual clues and recreate setting.
9th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 45 Downloads
Writing Original Literary Texts - The World of Volcanoes
Students watch a video about an active volcano and use similes and metaphors to write an original poem. In this poetry and volcano lesson, students define similes and metaphors and brainstorm examples. Students watch a video about lava collection and discuss the comparisons to complete the graphic organizer about volcanoes.
9th - 11th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Here's an Instant Activity for September 19, 2005
Young writers study similes and then complete a writing activity for similes. They complete a teacher-led activity for similes and then work independently to write sentences using the given similes. A solid lesson!
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 34 Downloads
Third graders discover the meaning of a simile and how and when it is used in language. In this spelling lesson students explore using similes to enhance their language. Students also complete a worksheet which has them determine what each simile means.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Fourth graders identify examples of figurative language in the book, "One Day in the Woods," by Jean Craighead George. They illustrate a figure of speech and identify it as a simile or metaphor. Each student then records their reflections in their learning logs.
4th Language Arts 4 Views 32 Downloads
Focus On Figurative Language in Prose
High schoolers examine the use of literary prose in the story, "Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed." In this literary prose lesson, students investigate the use of imagery, metaphor, and simile in the story. They tell how author's purpose is influenced by the use of figurative language.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads