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126 resources with the keyterm personification

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Symbolic Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze several highly symbolic poems. They create their own symbolic poem, read it to the class, and discuss whether they can guess any hidden meanings.
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Persuasion and Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study and discuss definitions of metaphor, simile, and personification. In small groups, they read a section of "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" and identify those devices. The group presents their examples with the...
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Writing Stories With PERSON-ality

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the concept of adding figurative language to their narrative writing. They recognize and create personifications for their stories after teacher modeling and sharing of picture books.
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You Figure-Figurative Language

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore varying uses of figurative language in poetry. They research poetry websites, write and illustrate tongue twisters, recite poetry and create PowerPoint portfolios with original poetry and found examples of figurative...
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My Candle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This is probably my middle schoolers' favorite writing assignment. They obviously tell their friends about it, because every year my ne
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Writing a poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students imagine themselves someplace -- the beach, a mountain top, a city street -- anywhere.
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A Simile is Like a Song

For Students 7th - 8th
A simile is like a song and curriculum is food for the brain. Challenge your class to figure out the definitions of simile, metaphor, alliteration, personification, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia from the clues given in the poem "A Simile...
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Personification

For Teachers 8th
Examine the use of personification. Middle schoolers will discuss the use of personification in the example poems.
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Figuratively Writing...It's for the Birds!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students identify and use literary devices such as personification, idioms, hyperbole, and metaphors. They identify one literary device and illustrate the meaning. They write a letter using correct letter format and incorporates literary...
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Identifying Figurative Language

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.  In this figurative language lesson plan, students locate similes, metaphors, and examples of personification in their reading.  Students write down the page numbers of each example for...
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Narrative Practice: Similes, Metaphors, Personification

For Students 7th - 12th
Transform boring sentences with figurative language. Class members employ metaphor, simile, and personification to rewrite a series of provided sentences. Pupils can prepare for narrative essays and creative assignments by completing the...
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Using Personification

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young readers listen to the story The Three Little Pigs, and discuss what abnormal characteristics the pigs and the wolf have. They relate these characteristics to personification, and practice writing sentences using personification.
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Art Personified Activity 1: Exploring Descriptive Compositions, Personification

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view a piece of artwork and write a descriptive essay. In this composition lesson, students enter the phrase "A picture is worth 1,000 words" into their graphing calculator using the NoteFolio program. As a class, students write...
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Figurative Language

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students interpret figurative language.  For this language lesson, students are read the poem "I Love the Look of Words" by Maya Angelou and are to find examples of hyperbole and personification in the poem.  Students then rotate among...
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Apples Personified

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students write a creative writing piece by personifying apples. In this creative writing lesson, students view a PowerPoint about the writing process and brainstorm about apples. Students write a rough draft about their apple and peer...
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Goddesses Are Personifications Too!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the use of personification as a way of expressing ideals. They transfer this understanding to the present by creating an allegorical depiction of a contemporary ideal or value inspired by precedents in the Neoclassical...
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Mountain Magic: Identifying the Basic Physical Characteristics of Mountains

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students read about and identify on maps the physical characteristics of mountains. In this mountains lesson plan, students also write about the characteristics using personification.
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Personification

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders define personification. In this language arts instructional activity, 5th graders read several examples of personification and discuss why they are examples of personification. Students read poetry and underline any...
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Review of Personification and Alliteration

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study personification and alliteration in various fiction texts. In this literary devices lesson, students use various texts to identify the literary devices of personification and alliteration. Students use examples of both...
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Take a Second Look!

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars explore positive qualities in people. In this character development lesson, students work in groups to select an inanimate object from a bag, imagine the object was a person, and generate positive statements describing its...
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Characters: Personification

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this personification worksheet, students read a short fable and identify the personification in the animal characters. Students answer 6 questions.
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Figurative Language

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a PowerPoint show illustrating two types of figurative language. They demonstrate understanding of personification by creating and interpreting simple examples. They also demonstrate understanding of alliteration.
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Color Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners, after reading Hailstones and Halibut Bones by Mary O'Neill, create color poems. They discuss the author's use of imagery, personification, and unique expressions. They select a color and write a poem about it.
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Folktale Unit Outline

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders analyze grammatical structures and identify literary elements in a variety of texts. Through the genre of folktales, ancient or indigenous cultures are studied.