In this ESL animal vocabulary learning exercise, students examine pictures of 7 animals. Students read similes that are incomplete; the animal names will be used to make the simile complete. Example: as blind as a (bat).
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Searching for Images in Poetry
Students are introduced to the concepts of similes, metaphors and personification. In groups or individually, they read different poems identifying the similes, metaphors and instances of personification in each. They record all answers...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Fish Swimming--A Poem by Moniza Alvi
In this poetry analysis instructional activity, students read the poem "Fish Swimming," and discuss the metaphors in the poem. Students complete eight activities based on the poem, including rewriting the subject of the poem and watching...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Desert Views - First Impressions: Travelers on the Gila Trail
Students draw animals and plants that are described to them as they read passages of people who traveled across the Gila Trail in the Southwest. In this Gila Trail lesson plan, students also write a letter describing a plant or animal in...
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts