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Figurative Language: Metaphors

I am an artichoke! I’m prickly and tough on the outside, but underneath the layers I have a great heart. After listening to a definition of metaphor, learners discuss two examples and then explain the similarities between two seemingly unlike words. For independent practice, consider asking pupils to craft an extended metaphor about themselves.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 9th
Subjects
English Language Arts
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Modeling
Year
2003
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