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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 learners can access them during story time.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
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.
7th - 9th Language Arts 23 Views 166 Downloads
Cluing into Symbols Robert Frost
Young scholars use the Internet and video to discover how find evidence in poetry in order to discover the theme(s) of the poems. They are able to define poetic devices like simile, metaphor and repetition. Students identify themes in poetry by analyzing those poetic devices.
9th - 10th Language Arts 8 Views 22 Downloads
Writing Poems Worksheet
In this writing poems worksheet, students record 10 nouns, then write 2 or 3 verbs next to each noun, and finally write a simile or metaphor that matches the noun and verbs in that row. Students then organize these lines into stanzas to form their own poems.
6th - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 150 Downloads
Use similes and metaphors to write a poem. The poem consists of your young writers contrasting the inside and outside of a piece of fruit. They discuss the sensory parts of the fruit in order to write a creative poem. Not much guidance is provided here, so consider providing them with a sensory details chart and showing them an example poem that you created.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
Figures of Speech Presentation
If used as part of an exploration of figures of speech, this short presentation defining similes, metaphors, and analogies could be used as a review tool in an English classroom. A teacher could augment this resource with more examples of literary terms and definitions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
Digital Life 101
Play the video "Digital Life 101" to launch a discusion of the responsible use of social media and online relationships. Related activities ask learners to craft a personal simile describing their media life, and handouts provide a media use quide and vocablary list.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 27 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Figurative Language
Extend your instruction on similes and metaphors with a lesson on Emily Dickinson's "Hope is the thing with feathers" and "There is no Frigate like a Book." After a discussion on the images of each poem and their meanings, kids write an analysis on the difference between light and darkness in "Tell all the truth but tell it slant" and how it relates to truth.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Third graders discover the meaning of a simile and how and when it is used in language. In this spelling lesson students explore using similes to enhance their language. Students also complete a worksheet which has them determine what each simile means.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Focus On Figurative Language in Prose
Students examine the use of literary prose in the story, "Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed." In this literary prose lesson, students investigate the use of imagery, metaphor, and simile in the story. They tell how author's purpose is influenced by the use of figurative language.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 42 Downloads
Fourth graders identify examples of figurative language in the book, "One Day in the Woods," by Jean Craighead George. They illustrate a figure of speech and identify it as a simile or metaphor. Each student then records their reflections in their learning logs.
4th Language Arts 8 Views 34 Downloads