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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 6 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 3 Views 72 Downloads
Identifying Figurative Language
Young scholars explore figurative language. In this Fahrenheit 451 instructional activity, students read the Bradbury novel. As they read, young scholars note the simile, metaphor, and personification examples that they encounter.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 79 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
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 6 Views 188 Downloads
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!
4th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 312 Downloads
Fourth graders, after brainstorming a list of things good friends do for each other, apply prereading strategies to the book, "Be A Friend to Trees," and create similes and metaphors utilizing content ideas. They also sketch an illustration of their comparisons.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students listen to music and identify alliteration, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification, rhyme and simile. In groups, they study the example lyrics and discuss how the musician or author used each device within their lyrics. Students use pictures, drama and music to create their own presentation demonstrating an assigned poetic device.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
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.
3rd - 6th English Language Development 15 Views 285 Downloads