This 128-page Complete Poetry Unit includes:
> 99-slide PowerPoint
> 5-page Notes Handout w/ answer key (available in full color or black & white)
> 2-page Syllables Handout
> 2-page Feet Handout
> 2-page Meter Handout
> 4-page Music Lyrics Handout
> 4-page Metaphors &
I have created a set of 20 Literary Device posters. You are getting the following posters:
1. Title Poster - Literary Devices
Learning and practicing metaphors and similes can be challenging for students. Each task card in this set of 36 has a different metaphor or simile for students to identify and determine the meaning of. They can be used to play Scoot (directions included) or in a center.
Each card has a sentence
Bring your students’ poetry-writing skills into full bloom with this exciting packet! These exercises will help early learners with metaphors and similes, and allow them opportunities to write their own. Each poem is complemented by a leveled reproducible activity that reinforces newly learned skill
Introduce your students to hyperboles, metaphors, and similes with this easy to use packet, complete with definition, example, guidelines and a place for students to write their own poems! Master teacher and poet, Greta Barclay Lipson, shows the power of language and how to use it with these poetic
Included in this packet are some patterns for writing poems about color using metaphors and similes. I have included several examples that I have written.
I discovered as I taught students that fourth, fifth and sixth grade students easily wrote similes, but writing metaphors was more difficult.
You can use this PowerPoint to introduce or review metaphors and similes. The PowerPoint introduces examples of each and then allows the students to practice six examples. You can practice whole group, partners, or independently.
I have a Scoot Game posted to match this PowerPoint. It
Using single lines from popular music songs (similar to poetry), students will practice their poetry knowledge of figures of speech. They will need to determine the difference between:
They will need to explain why they thought the particular figure of sp
This is a great way to review and assess the students' knowledge of identifying metaphors and similes. There are 27 task cards. You can use all 27 cards or just the number you need to fit your class.
Scoot is a traditional review game. The teacher will place a task card at each desk. Allow the stu
TOUCHDOWN! Get your students excited about scoring touchdowns while reviewing metaphors, similes, and personification. Students need extra exposure to these concepts to transfer them to long term memory. This full color football game will enable students to learn and have fun at the same time. The
Poetry Terms Quiz Use this quiz and answer key to check your students' understanding of the literary devices or figures of speech you have taught during your poetry unit (metaphor, simile, hyperbole, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, oxymoron, hyperbole).
Teach or review figurative language with this silly, engaging skit. It covers personification, metaphor, simile, and hyperbole. These figurative language pieces come to life with silly personalities as they are being interviewed by the four narrators.
There are two copies of this skit included in
Picture Book Poetry: Introduction to Metaphor gives young students a familiar introduction to metaphor and similes through picture books they already know and love.
This product includes lesson plan ideas using picture books, discussion prompts for the teacher for three books, individual practice p
This is a set of 30 figurative language task cards!
24 cards contain a metaphor, simile or idiom used in a sentence. Students must then choose the correct type of figurative language being used. They are then asked to extend their thinking on the back of the card by explaining how they came to th
This product includes 48 task cards with visual cues to target three huge language concepts that I see a lot of kiddos struggle with. Metaphors, Similes, and Idioms. Each task card is paired with a visual cue and three multiple choice answers that your students can choose from.
It breaks down like
This can be used as a pre-assessment, an exit slip, or a formative assessment to see how well students understand the figurative language concepts of metaphor and simile. Both pages use the same ten sentences. The first page asks the student to indentify if the sentence uses a metaphor or simile.
This activity allows students to come up with spanish metaphors and similes on their own. It's a great practice.
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Metaphor and Simile Catchphrase based on the TV show.
Students need to:
Guess the catchphrase
Decipher if it is a metaphor or a simile
Decipher what the metaphor/simile means
Fun activity which the students love!
Using quotations from famous classic literature, students will practice their metaphor knowledge compared to similes. They will need to determine:
* the difference between similes & metaphors
* what two unlike things are being compared
In this activity students work in groups searching through assigned pages for either similes or metaphors.
This activity is included in my unit for the novel Speak listed here"
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson - Activities and Handouts
If you have any questions feel free to ask.
This activity is a great way to look at metaphors and similes while undertaking a book study (the lightbulb theme works nicely with the book The City Of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau). However it can also be used to present metaphors and similes as general concepts.
Students fill out a choice of a foldab
Study John Henry With Your Students
Teach your class about metaphors and similes, while learning about John Henry. A nice close reading story about John Henry is included in this lesson. Students can complete activities to practice identifying metaphors and similes, and even create one of their own
70 slides in length! Combines my METAPHOR AND SIMILE POWERPOINTS FOR A DISCOUNT PRICE! Introduce your students to METAPHOR and SIMILE through this spectacular PowerPoint presentation. Jam-packed with information that will get your students excited about writing and recognizing metaphors. Included in
Similes and Metaphors: This bundle includes cootie catchers for each topic and is a great way for students to have fun while they learn about similes and metaphors.
These cootie catchers sell individually for $3.90; as a bundle they are 20% off, for $3!
Similes and Metaphors Contents:
This product is aligned to Third Grade Common Core Standards CC.3.L.5
This 21 page pack includes:
- 3 anchor charts (idioms, similes, metaphors)
- 1 interactive journal sheet with "I Can" statement
- 12 figurative language sorting cards along with headers and recording sheet
- 12 figurative languag
Scary Good Writing Tool 6: Metaphors and Similes.
This lesson teaches the metaphor and simile to begin to develop a young writer’s unique writing voice. This lesson once again employs our old friends the five senses to help students take an abstract concept like happiness and create concrete image
I've combined my simile and metaphor activities, along with combination simile and metaphor activities. Simile and metaphor activities that can stand alone or enrich/enhance currently used curricular materials. Twenty-three pages include posters, pages of examples and student worksheets.
This folder game is designed to work in conjunction with Daily 5 and C.A.F.E. Students will learn and use metaphors and similes in a fun and engaging manner. The students can easily complete this lesson with little or no assistance from the teacher. All pages are uploaded in PDF format.
These simile and metaphor dominos are a highly versatile way for students to practice identifying and writing metaphors and similes. With 8 different ways to use the metaphor and simile dominoes, these activities are sure to become a favourite in your classroom.
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This is a 3 day lesson from a middle school reading/language arts class. Students learn to identify and create metaphors and similes through the use of vivid images and song lyrics. By using high interest materials students are excited to learn about literary devices.
This is a power point designed to help students identify metaphors and similes. There are 15 slides. These slides introduce metaphors and similes and give examples of each. Given sentences, students will identify each as either containing a metaphor or a simile. Next, they will identify the two item
Just a quick metaphors, similes and hyperboles worksheet set. It's targeted at junior secondary (middle school). I will be using it as a quick stepping stone for a year 8 unit on writing persuasively.
There are three pages (metaphor, simile and hyperbole) which explain what each technique is, and a
FALL FUN! Practice identifying the different types of figurative language. Students will color the leaves according to the code. These will make a great bulletin board or classroom decorations.
2 separate activities included in your purchase.
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.,
This product was used in my special needs 9th grade literature class. Before tackling Romeo and Juliet we spent a week analyzing the figurative language in Shakespeare's Sonnet 18.
This worksheet introduces the concept of Metaphor and Simile and provides opportunity for students to write their
This activity teaches students the definitions of metaphors and similes, then conducts an interactive, picture-matching activity to develop that concept. The activity ends with students able to analyze these analogies when they find them in literature.
This mini-lesson is entitled "Parrot Talk" and comes with 12 multiple choice reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. Reading comprehension skills include making inferences, locating details, drawing conclusions, author's purpose and interpreting figurative language. I used many similes and m
This document defines the difference between Metaphors, similes, and symbolism. Students work through the three different levels with examples and their own writing.
Includes additional lesson ideas and resources.
Students show mastery of figurative language when they are able to use and produce it themselves. This lesson uses characters to teach the constructs of similes, metaphors and idioms. The worksheets inside are designed to provide scaffolding for students as they produce their own figurative langua
Use these fun Halloween writing worksheets to teach or review the concepts of simile and metaphor with your students this October.
Photocopy the handouts, go over the examples at the top, and let students work. You may wish to remind your students to try to use comparisons they have never heard be
Intermediate elementary aged kids (and beyond) will LOVE this engaging activity that reinforces/teaches metaphors and similes. The objective is for students to write 6 descriptive similes (then 6 metaphors) about an imaginary monster. After writing their similes/metaphors, students trade papers wi
Use these fun Thanksgiving worksheets to teach or review the concepts of simile and metaphor with your students this November.
Photocopy the handouts, go over the examples at the top, and let students work. You may wish to remind your students to try to use comparisons they have never heard before
-This activity will help students to better differentiate between these 3 types of comparisons, which are often confused with one another, in a critical and memorable way
-You can make this a quick activity or go very deep with it, really diving into the method for breaking the comparisons down and