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Language Study: Metaphor and Simile
After your learners are familiar with the definition of simile and metaphor, provide them with this reference guide. First, it details the definitions of both simile and metaphor, but then it explores mixed metaphors, overused metaphors, phrases that include both similes and metaphors.
4th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 496 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Figurative Language: Farenheit 451
Readers analyze figurative language in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 with four text examples from part two. They identify each example as simile, metaphor, or personification, and analyze the comparison that was made. Resource includes definitions of each figure of speech.
9th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 162 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Making Inferences While Identifying Similes and Metaphors
Use this lesson to study similes and metaphors and the inferred meaning. In this language arts lesson, 5th graders write their own similes and metaphors. A worksheet is provided for extension work or to check understanding as homework.
5th Language Arts 26 Views 226 Downloads
Figurative Language: Simile and Metaphor
What is figurative language? Introduce your young learners to the most popular forms of figurative language: the simile and the metaphor. Start by reading "Willow and Ginkgo" by Eve Merriam, and identify where similes are used. Then look at the definition of a metaphor and the examples provided.
4th - 6th Language Arts 63 Views 942 Downloads
Simile and Metaphor- Poetry Toolbox
Illustrate the connection between using figurative language (specifically similes and metaphors) and creating poetry. First this worksheet reviews the definition for each, and then writers create the endings to two examples provided. Then, after reading the short poem included, they use a simile or metaphor to create a short poem of their own.
4th - 6th Language Arts 18 Views 360 Downloads
Setting the Tone with Figurative Language
Explore figurative language with your secondary class. Extending a language arts unit, the lesson plan prompts middle schoolers to examine how an author's word choice establishes a story's tone, possibly using metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and personification.
8th Language Arts 312 Views 1816 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A simile is a non literal phrase that needs to be deciphered for contextual meaning. Similes are also fun to read and write. Third graders get cozy with similes found in the book If You Hopped Like a Frog by David M. Schwartz. They use context clues to determine the meaning of each simile they encounter in the story, focusing on the comparison being made to better understand textual meaning.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor? Third graders read a poem as a class and chart all of the similes and metaphors they hear. They then discuss the differences between each literary device as well as what is being compared in each.
3rd Language Arts 16 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples
Be as romantic as a poetic. Appear as clever as Einstein. Wow others with your powers of observation by using similes to point out the similar aspects in two different things. This short video focuses on similes found in Shakespeare and on epic or Homeric similes with examples drawn from the Odyssey.
9th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 8 Downloads
Identifying Figurative Language #1
For this identifying types of figurative language worksheet, 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 188 Views 1521 Downloads
When Turtle Grew Feathers
Students explore the Choctaw Native American tribe. In this cross curriculum literacy and U.S. history lesson, 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 4 Views 14 Downloads