Metaphors: Identifying Comparisons

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My mother is a flower. John is a cheetah. Introduce kids to metaphors with a series of sentences that asks them to identify the two things that are being compared.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Ask kids to identify the characteristics the two things might have in common
Classroom Considerations

  • The first in a series of six resources focusing on metaphors
Pros

  • An answer sheet is included
Cons

  • Kids are not asked to consider the characteristics the two things might have in common