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Symbolism Extended Metaphor Full-Class Lesson – Make Lit. Relevant to Teens
Analyzing literature doesn’t have to be dry and disconnected from students’ lives. Instead, show your class the awesomeness that great writers tuck into their works and help them use symbolism to make connections from the text to their own lives. In this visually vibrant presentation, you’ll use a
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"Seven Ages of Man" Use Shakespeare's Poem to Teach Extended Metaphor, CCSS
Use William Shakespeare’s famous “All the World’s a Stage” monologue from As You Like It as a stand-alone lesson on extended metaphor. This 45-minute lesson begins with a close reading of the poem on a handout designed with wide margins for students to record their mental interactions with the text.
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Extended Metaphor Using TPCASTT and Pop Music 1
This activity is a huge hit my classroom! It uses Katy Perry's "Firework" and Gym Class Heroes' "Stereo Hearts" to help students understand and practice identifying extended metaphor. This activity includes lyric pages for both songs (for marking the text), a copy of Robert Frost's "The Road Not T
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Extended Metaphor Using TPCASTT and Pop Music 2
This activity is a huge hit my classroom! It uses Tom Cochran's "Life Is A Highway" and David Guetta's (feat.Sia) "Titanium" to help students understand and practice identifying extended metaphor. This activity includes lyric pages for both songs (for marking the text),and a modified TPCASTT templa
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Extended Metaphor + Figurative Language | Great CCSS Aligned Emergency Sub Plan
This 1-2 hour lesson uses Richard Brautigan's short story "I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone" to teach extended metaphor and figurative language to high school aged students. The story is available for free on the web, as well as video of a dramatic reading of the story on YouTube (links are i
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A Tale of Two Cities - Extended Metaphor Group Project
This group artistic and analytical project can be completed at the end of reading Charles Dickens's novel "A Tale of Two Cities". Essentially, students will demonstrate their awareness of character types and purposes in the novel by showing the way the characters would function within a different
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O Captain My Captain - Extended Metaphor
Students LOVE when they finally figure out the metaphor in this activity! It's great seeing that light bulb go off! Use this activity with small groups or an an individual assignment. This activity is a worksheet that helps reinforce the ideas of meter, rhyme scheme, symbolism, extended metaphor,
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Extended Metaphor in Poetry and Text
This PowerPoint Presentation will take you through the steps of teaching students how to recognize extended metaphors in poetry and text and analyze what the author is saying by comparing two things throughout.
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Practice Writing Extended Metaphors (Similes & Metaphors) (Creative Writing)
This is a six-page product that gives students various ways to access (and then create) Extended Metaphors (and Similes). It starts with a quick and easy, one-page worksheet to kickstart students in their creative writing. There are seventeen metaphor stems which students have to fill out (e.g.,
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Thumbprint by Eve Merriam Poetry Worksheet and Analysis (Extended Metaphor Poem)
This includes:1) The PDF of the poem Thumbprint by Eve Merriam. This poem is an extended metaphor poem, it is 1 stanza long, but 20 lines. It is comparing the poet's fingerprint to the uniqueness of her life and the how her own unique qualities are what him/her have a special impact on the world.2)
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Creative Writing Activity: Extended Metaphor Assignment
This is a 1-page overview explaining the purpose of an extended metaphor, providing multiple examples of the technique, tips for their creation, and requirements of the assignment itself. Please check out my other materials for grammar and mechanics, literary units, and writing instruction.
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FROM THE SHORE by Carl Sandburg - Close Reading & Extended Metaphor
This poem by Carl Sandburg is excellent to use when studying extended metaphors. This close reading lesson asks students for their first impressions before going back and closely reading the poem to respond to focus questions. The file contains: - Board pages for extended metaphor lessons - Text
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Extended Metaphor Letters
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This is a creative writing assignment that asks students to think outside of the box. They will be writing a letter to an important person in their lives using one extended metaphor throughout the entire piece. A fun activity to use around Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine's Day, etc. This produ
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O Captain My Captain extended metaphor poetry analysis writing assignment
This assignment walks students through defining an extended metaphor, and practicing identifying them in 6 popular songs. (You can play clips of the songs for the kids on YouTube, but I found most of my students were familiar with at least a few of the songs.) Then they read and annotate the poem
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Extended Metaphor with Zombies--Brief History and Standards Based Assessment
This lesson starts with a brief introduction/review of the concepts of symbolism, metaphor and extended metaphor. In my class I reference 'The Veldt,' but this component of the lesson could easily be changed to reference any short story you've covered in your room. From there, I present the notion
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Improving Grammar & Using Extended Metaphor in Contemporary Poetry Activity!
This is a package deal: two contemporary poems by Stevie Smith focusing on powerful use of extended metaphor and thoughtful stanza breaks in contemporary poetry. This two-for-one activity set packs quite a punch, in allowing students a new perspective on creative writing along with formal grammar pr
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Life of Pi --Writing an Extended Metaphor
This worksheet guides students in creating their own extended metaphors using Yann Martel's as a model.
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"Mother to Son" Extended Metaphor and Writing Assignment—Grades 7-10
In this document, you will find Langston Hughes’ poem “Mother to Son” with an analysis guide and detailed key plus examples of extended metaphors. Also, you will find step-by-step directions for your students to create their own “advice” poem using “Mother to Son” as their model—mentor text. So that
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Extended Metaphor   -  PowerPoint and Worksheets
Extended Metaphor - PowerPoint and Worksheets This download teaches students aged 11-17 about using extended metaphors in descriptive writing. There is a detailed 12 slide PowerPoint on the identifying and creating extended metaphors. There are also differentiated models, annotation worksheet a
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Mini Unit: Cyber Security and ZOMBIES! (critical thinking & extended metaphor)
My school has a focus on teaching students tech skills in addition to the traditional curriculum. This lesson is usually used as a review of metaphors in my 9th grade ELA class, and an intro to our Cyber Security unit. I have been teaching this lesson for the past two years, and have had nothing bu
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Extended Metaphor Writing Assignment
This is an assignment designed to gauge student understanding of extended metaphor. I added a twist to the assignment in that students must evaluate their own writing by choosing how much the grade is worth. I have gotten fabulous pieces from this assignment with many ending up in literary magazin
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Extended Metaphor Introduction
This is a project that I have used as an introduction to extended metaphor. It is an easy metaphor to grasp, but allows them to explore the different types of figurative language that goes into poetry.
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Walden Extended Metaphors
Students find extended metaphors within Walden and analyze the metaphors.
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Extended Metaphors as Gifts
Scaffolded, Common Core aligned handout guiding students in writing Extended Metaphors. These can be given as gifts for the holiday season-- I had my students print them out on colored paper and wrap them up :)
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