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113 reviewed resources for metaphor

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Metaphors Compare Things

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
This worksheet on metaphors is your ticket to better writing! As learners read ten sentences, they underline the metaphor and circle the two objects of comparison.
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Metaphor Meanings

For Students 7th - 8th
Help your young writers decipher the literal meanings of metaphors. After reading several metaphors, learners write the real meanings that the phrases are describing. Use this resource in a figurative language lesson, or when preparing...
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What is a Metaphor?

For Students 6th - 8th
The use of metaphors really paints a picture in the reader's mind. Get your class using metaphors in their writing by studying them first. This learning exercise has four simple metaphors, and the reader must identify which two things...
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Metaphors

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Metaphors open doors to descriptive language for your poets. They read the poem "What is the Sun" and record all the metaphors they find. Then, scholars change one of them to a simile. After answering two more comprehension questions,...
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Simile and Metaphor- Poetry Toolbox

For Students 4th - 6th
Illustrate the connection between using figurative language (specifically similes and metaphors) and creating poetry. First this worksheet reviews the definition for each, and then writers create the endings to two examples provided....
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Rewriting Similes and Metaphors

For Students 4th - 8th
As part of a study of comparison, kids transform similes into metaphors and metaphors into similes.
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Metaphors: Understanding Comparisons

For Students 5th - 8th
Here's a metaphor worksheet that asks kids to identify the two things being compared and then to explain the similar characteristics that are being identified.
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Metaphor and Similes in Literature: A Challenge

For Students 7th - 10th
After identifying the similes and metaphors in a series of lines from poems, individuals then explain what is being compared and the characteristics the two items share.
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Metaphor and Simile: About You

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Class members will be as confident as prize-winning thoroughbreds after completing a worksheet on figurative language. Young writers jot down metaphors and similes for three categories: they way they look, they way they feel, and the way...
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Similes and Metaphors

For Students 2nd - 6th
Do your kids a little more practice identifying similes and metaphors? This worksheet can be used as extra practice, for homework, or as part of a group activity
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Hidden Comparisons - Metaphors

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this metaphors worksheet, students review, identify, and explain meanings of metaphors in sentences. In this drawing and short answer worksheet, students answer eleven questions.
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Similes and Metaphors

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this similes and metaphors worksheet, students write similes for seven given sentences and then change them into metaphors.
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Learning to Hate Math

For Students 9th - 12th
Give your class a different kind of reading assignment with the text included here. Anne Miller's essay "Learning to Hate Mathematics" details a hatred of math that grew from early childhood and still haunts the author today. After...
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Interpreting Metaphors in Shakespeare

For Students 7th - 10th
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." Shakespeare provides the examples on this worksheet that asks readers to identify the two things being compared and to explain the characteristics the two share.
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Figurative Language #2

For Students 9th
Identify figurative language in sentences that have been pulled out of a text. Looking at the sentence independently, can you tell which technique is being used? How do you know? Ninth graders look at 10 sentences that show simile,...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Spinning off of Eyjafjallajökull

For Students 9th - 12th
The name itself may have your scholars' heads spinning: Eyjafjallajökull. Its recent volcanic eruption spurred many political cartoons on unrelated topics- using an analysis handout scholars examine the use of metaphor in 2 cartoons...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Grinding to a Halt- The U.S. Economy

For Students 9th - 12th
Using gears as a visual metaphor, this political cartoon analysis learning exercise gives a clear picture of one artist's perspective on the U.S. economy. Background information helps give pupils access to the cartoon's context, and 3...
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Figurative Language Quiz

For Students 7th - 9th
Combining questions about figurative language and Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street, this quiz would be a good addition to your class. The majority contains questions about simile, metaphor, and personification, from matching...
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Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Activity: Firework by Katy Perry

For Students 6th - 10th
Sure to engage your class in poetry, this resource requires them to identify, label, and explain poetic devices and figurative language used in Katy Perry's hit song "Firework". A well-organized page that chunks the lyrics so learners...
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Figurative Language - Figuring it Out

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Play this slide show and then find out how much your class has learned with the included quiz. After jotting down the definitions of each term, class members label 10 examples with one of five terms: simile, metaphor, personification,...
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Metaphor: Parts of the Body

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this metaphor--parts of the body worksheet, students participate in describing parts of the body by utilizing metaphor phrases for a stronger description of key terms.
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Reading a Classic Novel

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Charles Dickens offers an excellent example of sensory writing in this reading comprehension worksheet. Learners read excerpts from the novel Hard Times in which he describes the New England industrial city of Coketown. They consider why...
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Simile and Metaphor

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this identifying simile and metaphor instructional activity, students read information and examples, finish lines with similes, and write metaphors. Students complete 10 answers.
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Metaphors

For Students 4th - 6th
In this metaphor activity, students read and determine metaphors. In this multiple choice activity, students identify seven metaphors.

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