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Figures of Speech Slide ShowLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Figures of Speech: Poetry of Alice WalkerLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Define figures of speech with your high schoolers. They listen to you read aloud the Alice Walker poem "Did This Happen to Your Mother? Did Your Sister Throw Up a Lot?" Then they identify and analyze any figures of speech found in the...
Figures of Speech Quotes and ExamplesLesson Planet
12th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Providing several examples of figures of speech, such as irony, paradox, and personification, this presentation could complement your lecture on pragmatic humor or humor in writing. Examples from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in...
Figures of Speech: A Midsummer Night's DreamLesson Planet
8th - 12th
High school readers analyze figures of speech in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream with support from a two-page worksheet. They respond to four multi-step questions regarding the use of metaphors, similes, hyperbole, and irony in...
Figures of Speech: Understanding IdiomsLesson Planet
5th - 6th
A quick check for comprehension of idioms provides learners a chance to distinguish the literal from the figurative meaning of English expressions. Each of five example sentences contains an idiom and comes with three possible meanings...
Figurative Language: Lord of the FliesLesson Planet
10th - 11th
Readers analyze figurative language in William Golding's Lord of the Flies with four text examples from chapter one. They identify each example as a simile, metaphor, or example of personification, and analyze the comparison that was...
Figurative Language PacketLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A definitive resource for your figurative language unit includes several worksheets and activities to reinforce writing skills. It addresses poetic elements such as simile and metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and idioms, and...
Figurative Language: Farenheit 451Lesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Readers analyze figurative language in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 with four text examples from part two. They identify each example as simile, metaphor, or personification, and analyze the comparison that was made. Resource includes...
Figurative It Out: Figurative Language in Children's PoetryLesson Planet
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Seventh and eighth graders identify figurative language in children's poetry and create their own to post to a class wiki. They search a library web browser for children's poetry, read several poems, and identify simile, metaphor,...
Figurative Language in Romeo and JulietLesson Planet
8th - 10th
Shakespeare was such a talented writer, but why? It must be his use of figurative language, blended with his clever, twisting plots. This worksheet focuses on his use of metaphor, simile, personification, oxymoron, and hyperbole within...
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