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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 7 Views 189 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
Details, Details, Details
Writing can become one-dimensional if authors don't involve all their senses. First, scholars observe a strange object which, ideally, they can touch and even smell. Without using certain words (you can create a list or have the class come up with overused words), they use their senses to paint a picture of the item.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 32 Views 304 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Describe a Journey
Students describe the sensory experience of a character's journey in an essay. In this precise details writing lesson, students explain the effects on the senses of weather, time of day, landscape, and other experiences. Students use similes and metaphors.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Simile and Metaphor Student Worksheet
We often spend a lot of time focusing on similes and metaphors, but that's because they're used so frequently in our spoken and written text! With this three-page packet, learners explore examples of similes and metaphors before creating a few of their own.
4th - 6th Language Arts 36 Views 753 Downloads
Similes and Metaphor
Use photography to inspire similes and metaphors. Kids rifle through magazines and pictures you've brought to use them as inspiration. They choose two and create a metaphor or simile to accompany their display. Consider hanging these on the bulletin board for all classes to view!
3rd - 5th Language Arts 5 Views 119 Downloads
Using Similes and Metaphors in Poetry
The use of similes and metaphors will become more clear and your young scholars will gain knowledge and comprehend the meanings of the words with these activities. They compose interesting similes and metaphors based on visual prompts and write a poem using them as well.
5th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 96 Downloads
Narrative Practice: Similes, Metaphors, Personification
Transform boring sentences with figurative language. Class members employ metaphor, simile, and personification to rewrite a series of provided sentences. Pupils can prepare for narrative essays and creative assignments by completing the exercises included here.
7th - 12th Language Arts 39 Views 63 Downloads
Similes and Metaphors
Designed for a class that is more than familiar with similes and metaphors, this worksheet provides learners an opportunity to practice creating examples of their own and incorporating those examples in their writing. The directions are simple, and writers must enter their creative state to complete this paragraph assignment.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 21 Views 214 Downloads
Figurative Language: Similes
How does one identify a simile, and why is it important to understand what they are? Here's a very basic review. This short presentation defines the term, provides examples, and gives learners a chance to identify which two things are being compared.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Similes, Metaphors, and Symbols
Here is an outline of a lesson in which learners examine the use of similes, metaphors, and symbols in poetry. They define similes, metaphors, and symbols, complete a handout, and create a poem using types of figurative language.
4th - 6th Language Arts 76 Views 180 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable