Figurative Language

What's the difference between a simile and a metaphor? Show language arts learners a presentation that identifies different types of figurative language used in poetry.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Assign groups various terms and have them locate poems that employ these elements
  • Have individuals view the presentation at home for a flipped classroom activity
Classroom Considerations

  • Viewers should have previous knowledge of the terms featured in the presentation
Pros

  • The practice exercises use lines drawn from published poems and explanations of how the examples illustrate the term
Cons

  • The answer key does not repeat the example