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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!
Fourth graders discuss prior knowledge of the terms simile, hyperbole, metaphor, and personification. They then listen to the definitions of each and write a hyperbole, personification, simile, and metaphor to describe a Mr. Potato Head doll to make him more interesting.
In this rainforest similes learning exercise, 2nd graders will read two examples of similes and practice writing 5 similes about things found in the rainforest. Students will pick their favorite simile and illustrate it.
In this simile worksheet, students read a brief review of simile, then write 5 similes about the desert. Next, students pick their favorite simile and illustrate it.
In this similes instructional activity, students review the definition and an example simile about nature. Students then write five similes about nature and illustrate the best simile.
In this similes worksheet, students complete 5 similes by matching the beginning of a sentence to the end of a sentence. Next, students finish 3 similes on their own.
In this writing worksheet, students learn to use similes to make comparisons that will make the text more interesting. Students read a story about Annie Oakley and answer 7 questions about the similes in the text.
Pupils use similes and metaphors to enhance their creative writing. In this creative writing worksheet, students learn the definitions of and differences between similes and metaphors. They practice making similes using the list given in the lesson.
Students define what a simile is before writing a poem that is based primarily on similes. They brainstorm and write the poem using the give format. They write drafts, revise and present a final poem.
Young scholars participate in a mini-lesson defining and providing examples of the concepts of simile and metaphor. Formative Assessment will determine when the concepts are understood and students are ready to practice using them in creative, original writing.
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.
Students practice writing creatively through the use of similes and metaphors. Through the defining of similes and metaphors the students will understand how they compare to each other in writing.
In this simile worksheet, students review the definition and an example about similes. Students then write five similes about ladybugs, pick out the best one, and then illustrate it.
In this writing similes worksheet, students study the comparison technique as they use similes to 10 items to something else. Students then choose one of the similes to write a short poem.
In this simile worksheet, students read about similes, then use adjectives given in a word bank to create similes and fill in blanks in sentences with adjectives.
In this simile activity, learners read about similes and use adjective given to write a set of 5 sentences using similes. A reference website for additional resources is given.
Students explore the format for the construction of similes and use a variety of nouns and adjectives to write similes. Programmed circles are used to assist students in this experience.
Second and third graders are asked to write 10 similes that relate to penguins or Antarctica. There are examples given, and they illustrate one of their similes.
For this Antarctic similes worksheet, students review the definition of this type of figurative language and then write 5 similes about Antarctic animals illustrating 1 of them.
For this writing similes worksheet, students study the comparison technique as they use similes to 10 items to something else. Students then choose one of the similes to write a short poem.