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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 15 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Figures of Speech Slide Show
This slide show on figures of speech includes definitions, images, and examples from real texts for several common terms: metaphor, simile, personification, alliteration, irony, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, and imagery. The presentation is colorful, easy to read, and omits any distracting animations.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 164 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students engage in a lesson plan which focuses on using conversational language and music to introduce the concept of similes, building language acquisition and helping create a positive attitude toward knowing and learning more than one language.
1st - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
New Review Poetic Elements Are Fun!
Engage your class in the elements of poetry with a series of lessons and activities. The plans cover simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and imagery. Learners come up their their own metaphors, identify poetic elements in poems and other texts, experiment writing imagery-full paragraphs, and more!
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Synonyms - How Author's Make Comparisons
A very good 13-slide presentation on similes and metaphors is here for you. Young poets are introduced to each term, given examples, and work together to identify similes and metaphors in many sentences of writing. A valuable resource!
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 51 Downloads
Your class can learn about Amelia Earhart and practice important comprehension skills here. Learners answer questions about cause and effect, compare texts, and discuss similes and metaphors after reading Amelia Earhart: Free in the Skies by Robert Burleigh.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 34 Views 446 Downloads
Identify Similes In Poetry
Fifth graders explore figurative language in poetry. They review the characteristics of poetry and discuss figurative language. After listening to a poem, they discuss with a friend what kind of pictures they see in their mind when hearing it.
5th Language Arts 11 Views 78 Downloads
Similes and Synonyms are the focus of this language arts presentation. After being introduced to similes and how they work, young writers practice writing similes about the sun by using phrases such as, "The sun is like a golden ring tossed into a clear sky.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Using Verbs in Comparisons
Before your young writers feel comfortable creating similes and metaphors on their own, provide them with this worksheet to give them some extra guidance. They'll complete the comparisons provided with words from the word bank, creating a comparison.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 80 Downloads
Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Activity: Firework by Katy Perry
Sure to engage your class in poetry, this resource requires them to identify, label, and explain poetic devices and figurative language used in Katy Perry's hit song "Firework". A well-organized page that chunks the lyrics so learners are able to more easily identify examples of devices such as metaphors, hyperbole, and alliteration.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 301 Views 468 Downloads
Tenth graders complete a variety of activities related to the first two chapters of the book The Outsiders. They define metaphor, simile, idiom, and hyperbole, and take a vocabulary pre-quiz. In small groups, they write a character description of a character from the book and participate in the game "Metaphorical Baseball.
10th Language Arts 13 Views 118 Downloads