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Activity: Students will create a poem that includes at least one simile, one metaphor, and one example of personification.
Duration: 2 Class Periods (Note: This is just a poem writing activity. This does not include lessons on similes, met
These eight figurative language poems are a great way to teach your class personification. Each original poem includes examples of personification that help guide comprehension, as well as four follow up comprehension questions. Also includes fun visuals on each poetry page! In this set you will fin
Personification poems help you teach personification in a targeted mini-lesson within the context of real reading! Show, don't tell, with lots of examples of personification in poems! Strong picture support for each personification example also helps English Language Learners (ELL) and learners of a
The interpretation of Sylvia Plath’s poem, “Mirror,” has many levels. This lesson can be done in one class period and features the following:
Pre-reading activity: Journal writing with a twist.
About the author
Reading the poem a first time
Rereading the poem
Worksheet: Emphasis i
Grade 4-9: Students apply their understanding of personification by writing in the voice of an object that they bring to life.In this simple, but creative assignment - set up on a one page handout - students select an object to become and then they write a poem in the voice of that object. Great fu
This fun and meaningful activity is always a favorite in our class and parents love seeing the final products at open house. With this packet, students will create a unique poem that personifies an item that is meaningful to them.
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Need a teacher friendly distance learning product to teach figurative language? This product uses google forms to explore personification in a fun and engaging way!These eight figurative language poems are a great way to teach your class personification. These poems bring to life different objects t
Celebrate the life of Kobe Bryan while engaging students with poetry by learning & applying personification after reading “Dear Basketball” and watching the short video. Students use Kobe’s poem as a model to then write their own personification poem and determine the mood of the poem through wo
This 2 page worksheet is entitled "Personification In Poetry." Basically, it has students read two poems and look for words that turn objects into people or animals. The first poem is "Steam Shovel" by poet Charles Malam and the second poem is "The Toaster" by poet William Jay Smith. There are a tot
Students read "The Train" and "Two Sunflowers Move in the Yellow Room" to study the use of personification in poetry. They analyze each poem by completing 4 analysis questions per poem and the final assignment is writing their own personification poem using the style of "The Train" but using a moder
Included are four different figurative language chants--Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Personification, and Similes/Metaphors. These fun chants will build fluency and help students understand the meaning of figurative language vocabulary. Thanks to KB Konnected Clips for the gecko clip art on the cover
An activity that takes students through the steps to create a Personification poem. The worksheets are staged to show how each part of the poem is developed, through to the final stage where students use the given scaffold to create their own poem within the given structure.
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This product includes a student planning guide for writing their own personification poem and a publishing paper.
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These three silly poems will help you teach the characteristics of poetry and add some fun to your language arts lesson. Students will also gain fluency skills from reading these rhythmical poems over and over again. You get The Flaming Flourish, Your Nose, and Magic Scissors. Each poem comes with d
Nicky loves reading - This is a poem that alerts students to the many examples of personification in our daily lives. Students will understand the use of personification as human qualities in our every day lives.
This product also includes a personification match up activity for students to complet
Sixth graders can delight at reading poetry with Pablo Neruda's "Ode to Tomatoes." There are 12 questions to analyze the poem and show how the poet adds human qualities to this lovely fruit. Answer keys are provided as well as the Common Core Std.
Guide students in creating a personification poem!Students select a nature noun from the provided word list.Students then use sentence lines to help them think of words (prompts for verbs, nouns, etc).After students complete the sheet, they can copy over the poem / publish their piece and draw a pic
Teach students to delve deeper into personification (giving human-like qualities to non-human objects) and learn how to write their own poem personifying objects. This 40-50 minute lesson is an interactive and ready-to-go SlideShow. It is completely compatible for remote/virtual learning on Google
Daffodowndilly is a relatable poem that uses personification to celebrate the arrival of spring. This set can be used as an introduction to personification in poetry, Spring or Daffodil Day. The craft activity is to make a folded paper daffodil flower. Learning Objectives: - to learn about personifi
This silly story in poem form about a pair of scissors that come to life will entertain your students and help them understand personification and imagery. Not only are there plenty of poetry characteristics to talk about, but there are also story elements such as setting, problem, and solution. Alo
Students practice identifying examples of personification in a reading of "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath. Note sheet is included. Students then write their own object diary or personification poem in which they practice employing personification to develop a subject.
If your washing machine could talk, what would it say?
If you were a snowflake, what would you pray?
What words from a vacuum cleaner would make you run?
Does a crayon talk about having some fun?
What news does dirty laundry have for you?
It just might tell you when to say "peewww!
What do someone's belongings say about their owner? Ted Kooser took that question literally when he wrote his famous "Abandoned Farmhouse" poem. Inspired by the poem, students use personification to write their own room poems. After analyzing "Abandoned Farmhouse" in class, students can't wait to
Students will be able to identify personification in a poem. Students will also learn how to reflect through writing on and review using a poem that has examples of the three figurative language types we've covered so far in class (Simile and metaphor).