Similes and Metaphors
In this similes and metaphors worksheet, students write similes for seven given sentences and then change them into metaphors.
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Revisiting Big Metaphors and Themes: Revising and Beginning to Perform Two-Voice Poems
Now that your class has read all of Esperanza Rising, take the time to tackle big metaphors and themes. Pupils will participate in an activity called Chalk Talk, in which they circulate around the room in small groups and add comments to...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Using Similes and Metaphors in Poetry
The use of similes and metaphors will become more clear and your students will gain knowledge and comprehend the meanings of the words with these activities. They compose interesting similes and metaphors based on visual prompts and...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
Similes and Metaphors: An Interactive Review
Get your pupils' attention with this lesson plan on similes and metaphors, which features two poems by Tupac Shakur. A SMART board presentation guides them through the lesson plan, which includes a BrainPop activity (linked). After they...
7th English Language Arts
Language Study: Metaphor and Simile
After your learners are familiar with the definition of simile and metaphor, provide them with this reference guide. First, it details the definitions of both simile and metaphor, but then it explores mixed metaphors, overused metaphors,...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Art of the Metaphor
Show this poetic and captivating video to your class to activate thought about figurative language. The narrator conjures up scenes with her use of metaphor and describes not only what a metaphor is, but what a metaphor can do. She uses...
6 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable