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In this writing activity, learners learn to use similes to make comparisons that will make the text more interesting. Students read a story about Annie Oakley and answer 7 questions about the similes in the text.
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Improve Your Writing with Similes
A language arts instructional activity works like a dream. Class members become as busy as bees as they complete a activity geared toward similes. The layout of the sheet is as clear as crystal, with directions that are easy to follow.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Metaphor and Simile: About You
Class members will be as confident as prize-winning thoroughbreds after completing a worksheet on figurative language. Young writers jot down metaphors and similes for three categories: they way they look, they way they feel, and the way...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Similes and metaphors make writing more beautiful and detailed, but can be a little harder to decipher during a first reading. Use a passage from The Man Who Loved Words to show young readers how to think through passages that contain...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Owl Moon: Similies and Metaphors
Teach the difference between similes and metaphors with a instructional activity on figurative language. After watching some informative videos about writing, kids discuss how to determine if a phrase should be taken literally or not....
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed