Metaphors: Understanding Comparisons

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Here's a metaphor learning exercise 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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Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals craft their own metaphors and share in groups
Classroom Considerations

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

  • An answer sheet is included
Cons

  • Several of the sentences employ idioms with which readers are expected to be familiar