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Poetry Common Elements
If you have a subscription to brainpop, use it review similes and metaphors with your class. Learners start off with a quiz, watch a movie, and write their own poems using magazine pictures as inspiration.
Learners write a poem using similes to describe colors without the use of any visual references. They participate in a guided visualization exercise, describe colors without using visual images, read examples of student poems, and write an original color poem using a provided worksheet.
Students describe colors. In this descriptive writing lesson, students brainstorm color descriptions using all of the senses except sight. Students write poems including similes, sensory images, and interesting word choice. Examples are included.
Language Arts: Stylistic Devices
Learners 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.
Similes and Metaphors
This fantastic presentation on similes and metaphors would be ideal for blossoming writers. Learners receive excellent instruction on these terms and are given a meaningful activity to do in their workbooks at the end of the PowerPoint. Very well-done!
Learners create poems that contain similes about different holidays. In this similes lesson plan, students describe different holidays and then insert their descriptions in simile form.
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.
In this language arts worksheet, students learn that similes compare 2 things using the words like or as. Students write 5 similes about camels and then illustrate one of them.
In this desert similes fill-in-the blank learning exercise, students 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.
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.
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 students can access them during story time.
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.
In this similes learning exercise, students discover what similes are as they read a description and then create 11 similes of their own.
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.
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.
Metaphors, Similes and Expressions
“Her cutting words were weapons that inflicted wounds upon my soul.” Figurative language is the focus of a worksheet that asks learners to underline the figurative language used in each example, and then to label each phrase as a metaphor, a simile, or an idiom. Consider extending the exercise by asking class members to craft their own examples of each type.
The Search for Similes, Metaphors, and Idioms
Play around with figurative language in an interactive PowerPoint with a Winnie-the-Pooh theme! Review definitions of similes, metaphors, and idioms. Then, learners answer 15 multiple-choice questions where they must decide what type of figurative language is being used. Tip: Pupils can play this game individually! You might also ask your class to create their own PowerPoint using this one as a model.
Young writers learn about similes and read some examples using the topic of volcanoes. They write 10 similes of their own and choose one to illustrate. The graphic design of the sheet is clean, promoting focus and clarity.
Poetry: Simile And Figurative Language
Students explore websites that contain poems about autumn, winter, and the seasonal holidays and explore how similes and figurative language can be used in poetry.
Similes and Metaphors
In this similes and metaphors worksheet, students write similes for seven given sentences and then change them into metaphors.