We found 339 resources with the concept similes
Form and Structure of Poetry
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIf anyone suffers from metrophobia—the fear of poetry—the PowerPoint on the elements of poetry may help alleviate their worries. The presentation introduces learners to poetic elements, including simile, metaphor, and personification....
The Jungle Book: A Novel Study Guide
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewExplore the jungle through the eyes of Mowgli, the man-cub raised by wolves, with a novel resource on The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. Learners reinforce their knowledge of similes, foreshadowing, symbolism, and characterization with...
The Twits - The Glass Eye and the Frog
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
What do a pair of stinky socks and a toy hamster have in common? The third instructional activity in an 11-part unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl uses silly objects to teach about figurative language. Zany pranks and...
Teaching Emily Dickinson: A Common Core Close Reading Seminar
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Three of Emily Dickinson's poems, "I like to see it," "Because I could not stop for Death," and "We grow accustomed to the Dark," provide instructors with an opportunity to model for class members how to use close reading strategies to...
Rhetorical Devices in Political Speeches
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Have you ever watched a political speech and felt your heart beat a little faster, and your opinion either solidify or begin to slightly change? Rhetorical devices can be a strong tool in an effective and powerful speech. A short lesson...
Orpheus the Lyrical – Figurative Language Review Game
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Turn grammar practice into a game, a video game this is! Scholars show what they know about figurative language with a video game that takes them through a land filled with coins, magic, and animals. Concepts include similes, metaphors,...
So Many Similes
Pre-K - 6th
Take your simile instruction to the next level with this collection of videos, posters, webpages, presentations, and more. Designed for a range of skill levels and learning styles, the collection has an array of resources that fit the needs of your elementary grammarians.
The View From Saturday: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Design your unit on The View From Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg with a concept and vocabulary analysis resource. It outlines the plot, literary elements, vocabulary issues, and any possible considerations for planning a differentiated...
Magical Musical Tour: Using Lyrics to Teach Literary Elements
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Language arts learners don't need a lecture about poetry; they listen to poetry every day on the radio! Apply skills from literary analysis to famous songs and beautiful lyrics with a instructional activity about literary devices. As...