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Similes and Metaphors in Songs: A Lyric Sort Activity
Help your students master similes and metaphors with this fun resources. Students cut and paste lyrics from popular songs into the correct category: simile or metaphor. 16 great lyric choices. Answer key is provided!
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Similes and Metaphors in Songs
This assignment allows students to use their knowledge of similes and metaphors and apply this to lyrics from pop songs. This assignment hits many higher order thinking skills.
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Pop Music Song Lyrics and Classic Poetry, Compare/Contrast Poems, CCSS
Use this two-day poetry lesson to help your students connect modern music/song lyrics to classic poetry. On the first day, students will compare and contrast the song, “Stereo Hearts,” by Gym Class Heroes, to the Robert Burns’ classic poem, “A Red, Red Rose.” Both poems use simile and metaphor to de
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Poetry Terms Presentation with Song Lyric Examples
Poetry Terms Presentation with Song Lyrics Examples: Song lyrics are one of the easiest ways to teach poetry terms/devices such as alliteration, metaphor, simile, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, irony, and rhyme. This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my POETRY RESOURCES GROWING BUND
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Figurative Language in Song Lyrics Growing BUNDLE
Song lyrics are perfect for practicing difficult skills and teaching tough concepts. Students respond to music, so use it to your advantage! This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my POETRY RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE. This growing bundle includes all my resources that utilize music to teach diff
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Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt w/ Song Lyrics QR CODES Station Poetry
Looking for a fun way to review or reinforce figurative language terms or literary devices? Look no more! This student-centered activity is it! Engage students and involve them in finding examples of similes, metaphors, personification, hyperbole, oxymoron, alliteration, etc. in MUSIC that they
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Figurative Language in Song Lyrics for Interactive Notebooks (Excerpt)
Figurative Language Lessons for Interactive Notebooks - These 9 lessons are perfect for introducing or reviewing these types of figurative language with your students: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, onomatopoeia, idiom, and allusion. This product includes Lessons 11-19
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Poetry Analysis, including Music & Song Lyrics
This resource guide is perfect for teaching poetry analysis to your upper elementary students! It includes 80+ pages and a variety of resources to scaffold and guide students through this very challenging task, hitting on various skills along the way. It incorporates music lyrics and songs into so
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Figurative Language Song Lyrics Analyzing and Interpreting Common Core
Figurative Language Series: Analyzing & Interpreting Song Lyrics [60+ Pages] Product/Materials Preface [Grades 5-12] My product provides countless graphic organizers to help students learn various forms of figurative language by analyzing and interpreting their favorite song lyrics. Music is
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Figurative Language for December: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole
Figurative Language Figurative Language for December (Deck the Halls with Figurative Language) is a holiday-themed study of figurative language presented as a series of original sentences, popular song lyrics, and a verse from a familiar Christmas poem. Organized into three parts with twenty-
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This Is Halloween: Similes & Metaphors
Listen to "This Is Halloween" from The Nightmare Before Christmas movie and read the included lyrics with your students. Find the many metaphors and 1 simile. Also included is a worksheet where students can create their own verse to the song where they must include one simile and one metaphor. En
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Figurative Language- Similes & Metaphors in Music
This Similes and Metaphors in Music unit is a truly engaging way for students to learn about figurative language. This unit provides students with an opportunity to explore, popular song lyrics in search of similes and metaphors, and to interpret and discuss the meanings behind them. Content Inclu
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Figurative Language in Song Lyrics-CCSS Aligned!
The following activity uses popular "Top 40" type song lyrics to provide practice for identifying and explaining the meaning of similes, metaphors, hyperbole and personification. Nine excerpts from song lyrics are included, as well as a chart explaining each type of figurative language. Audio files
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Figurative Language, Craftivity, Song Lyrics, Music
"Note"icing Figurative Language in Music and Song Lyrics Identifying figurative language in literature poems is a key component and standard in the Common Core. I created a fun and engaging craftivity, where students have to identify and "Note" ice figurative language in song lyrics. Following the
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Similes and Metaphors in Music Activity Pack
This packet contains: ~links to 6 different music videos with fun songs the kids know and love that contain examples of similes and metaphors. The songs include: "Without Love" from the movie Hairspray "Firework" by Katy Perry "Red" by Taylor Swift "Mr. Grinch" from When the Grinch Stole Christma
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Figurative Language- Similes & Metaphors in Music
This Similes & Metaphors in Music unit is a truly engaging way for students to learn about figurative language. This unit provides students with an opportunity to explore, popular song lyrics in search of similes and metaphors, and to interpret and discuss the meanings behind them. Content Inc
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Valentine's Day Craftivity-Analyzing Song Lyric & Figurative Language
This 3D Craftivity is an entertainng and engaging literacy-based lesson that will lure students into the craft of a poet/singer. This craftivity can be displayed in the classroom or at home, and decorates any surface quite nicely. This Valentine’s Day 3D Craftivity explores the song, “Battlefield”
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Identifying Poetic Devices in Song Lyrics
My students love this activity! I have taken lines from popular song lyrics and created a poetic devices review activity. The devices (alliteration, simile, metaphor, hyperbole personification, onomatopeia, paradox, allusion) are listed at the top of the page and examples of each are given. An ans
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Figurative Language Song Lyric Sort (2012)
This is an activity that is perfect for tactile, kinesthetic learners. There are a total of 14 song lyrics, each exemplifying a type of figurative language. Appropriate lyrics were chosen from rap, R&B, pop, and country music. Students cut out each lyric and paste it in the appropriate column, s
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John Mellencamp: Finding Poetry in Song Lyrics, Substitute Plan
Teach students poetry terminology while studying song lyrics! This resource features John Mellencamp’s Pink Houses and Minutes to Memories song lyrics and links to you tube video performances. Poetry terms are identified in powerpoint slides and song lyric examples are displayed. Terms studied in
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Figurative Language in Song Lyrics Task Cards
You're students will love learning about figurative language through the lyrics of their favorite songs! This bundle includes 44 task cards with lyrics by some of today's most popular artists! Help your students master: - Similes - Metaphors - Personification - Alliteration - Hyperbole - Onomatop
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Figurative Language Using Song Lyrics
This packet includes: ~A teacher direction page ~A student direction page ~A lyric sorting page ~5 pages of lyrics ~A color-coded answer key This is an activity in which students are looking for similes, metaphors, hyperbole, and personification in various song lyrics. They sort the lyrics accordi
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Elements of Poetry Practice with Song Lyrics
Looking for a fun activity to practice poetry elements and figurative language in poetry? Help students find poetry everywhere, including the lyrics of their favorite songs! This competitive poetry review lesson (part of my Figurative Language Activities Set) lets students look for poetry elements -
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Figurative Language in Music Posters CCSS L.6.5-L.12.5 Simile Metaphor Idiom
In this purchase you will receive a zip file containing 36 different posters of song quotes containing examples of figurative language plus 5 matching posters with the words, simile, metaphor, alliteration, idiom, and personification. The examples come from a variety of music genres including class
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Simile and Metaphor test using song lyrics
Through the use of popular song lyrics, test your students knowledge of Similes and Metaphors. Answer Key is provided!
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Figurative Language in Song Lyrics Worksheets
Need a fun way for students to practice identifying figurative language? This product contains two worksheets that each have 15 questions on identifying idioms, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, metaphors, and similes in song lyrics. Artists include Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, The Beatles, and
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Similes and Metaphors Lesson Plan
This a lesson plan that I created to cover CCSS. ELA-Literacy.L.4.5.A Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context. The lesson plan features an activity where students are divided into groups and are provided with lyrics from popular songs. The studen
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Figurative Language using Song Lyrics
Figurative Language covered in this set: Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Alliteration This file includes an instructional PowerPoint on figurative language with a student note-taking guide. During the PowerPoint, students are prompted to practice writing their own similes, metaphors, personi
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Identifying Similes and Metaphors with Kendrick Lamar
This is a series of worksheets that uses Kendrick Lamar lyrics to teach the concept of simile and metaphor. The first worksheet asks students to classify lyrics as either simile or metaphor. The second page focuses only on similes and asks students to identify the two things being compared in each l
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Similes and Metaphors
This powerpoint presents the differences between similes and metaphors. Test your students' abilities to tell the difference and abilities to understand what the author means with the song lyrics that follow the definitions. If you enjoy this product or found it helpful, please take a moment to rat
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Figurative Language Song Lyric Sort (2016)
THe best selling item from my store has been updated for 2016! This is activity uses lyrics from the popular songs of 2016 to help students identify different types of figurative language. Students are asked to cut out the lyrics and paste them in the correct column on the provided graphic organizer
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Song Lyric Poetic Elements Practice
Have students practice identifying metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, alliteration and repetition in popular song lyrics! Fun for poetry month classwork or homework. Teacher answer key is included.
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Similes and Metaphors in Popular Music!
This interesting and highly stimulating lesson enables students to demonstrate a developed and sustained understanding of the effect of figurative language in popular music texts. In particular, students learn to explore the meanings behind similes and metaphors across songs from a range of genres,
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Teaching Simile, Metaphor, Personification & Symbolism
Need a ready to go lesson on these literary elements? This product includes A 45 slide presentation that teaches simile, metaphor, personification and symbolism. The slides give definitions, examples, and has students practice identifying the different elements. The handout that follows along w
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Finding Figurative Language in Song Lyrics
In this activity, students are asked to identify two songs by two different artists, both of which include some form of figurative language (simile, metaphor, idiom, personification, or hyperbole). Students include identifying information about each song, the lyric containing the language, and then
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Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt with Song Lyrics
Students use song lyrics to find examples of figurative language! I divide my students into teams of 4-5. They are given ten songs (included with this download) to use on their search to find examples of a Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, and Imagery. Once th
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Simile and Metaphors Sing Off
This is a collection of popular song lyrics and WEEK LONG LESSON PLANS for teaching similes and metaphors in en engaging way. This is a great real world lesson to open their eyes to see figurative language is all around us (even when driving home from school). I even gave my studnents homework they
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Similes and Metaphors with The Grinch Song
This is a print out of "You're a Mean One" lyrics with directions for the students to color code the similes and metaphors. They also review poetry skills by labeling each stanza, numbering each line, and circling the rhymes! This was so much fun!
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Song-Lyric Poetry-Terms Test
This test consists of 20 lyrics taken from popular music. The student must identify whether the lyric is an example of alliteration, repetition, personification, hyperbole, simile, metaphor, or onomatopoeia. This sheet took me a significant amount of time to make, and my students love it.
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Identifying Poetic Devices in Song Lyrics Review#2
A great way to use popular songs to review the following poetic devices (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, allusion, alliteration, personification, paradox, oxymoron). Students should have a general understanding of the terms or they can have a list of definitions to help them. One option: Have stud
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Similes and Metaphors in Music
This word document has questions/prompts for fourteen different songs. Each song features one or more similes or metaphors. Questions challenge students to figure out whether the lyrics contain similes or metaphors and what the figurative meanings are. Links to the songs are included. Answer key inc
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Compare and Contrast Poetry and Song Lyrics Bundle, Writing Fluency, Sub
Arm your students with valuable compare and contrast skills for song lyrics and poetry! Teach poetic terms included used in state assessment tests using an interactive notebook. Students will compare and contrast content, language, tone, structure and theme to prepare them for the short answer resp
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Figurative Language and Poetry Elements in Song Lyrics
This product can be used with any song that contains figurative language. The activity asks students to look for stanzas, similes, metaphors, repetition, and mood. I typically have students read the song lyrics and use the lyrics as evidence while completing this form. I also play the songs while
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Grinch Similes and Metaphors
Identify similes and metaphors in "The Grinch" theme song. Students can highlight on the song lyrics, or complete the table. There is also a practice page to have them create their own similes and metaphors to describe the Grinch.
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Simile & Metaphor
Students will define, understand the purpose, explore, and create similes and metaphors in this richly animated, multimedia presentation. Activities include examining examples of simile and metaphor in literature, poetry, and lyrics (listen to song clips, youtube video link provided). Bu çalışm
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Simile, Metaphor, Personification Song Lyric Sort and Analysis
In this figurative language sort, students will analyze popular song lyrics for similes, metaphors, and personification. This is a great hands on activity to practice not only learning to identify figurative language but also to analyze why the author used it. Students will cut out the song lyric ti
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Using Lyrics to Identify Similes and Metaphors
This PowerPoint presentation begins with examples of similes and metaphors. Then, a variety of song lyrics are displayed for the students to follow along. I recommend downloading some of the songs to play for the students. You can make copies of the lyrics and have the students highlight or underlin
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Similes and Metaphors in Music Powerpoint
Powerpoint presentation on similes and metaphors in popular song lyrics.
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Teaching Similes & Metaphors Through Music
This activity is fun and engaging and help students identify similes and metaphors. This is great to use when focusing on poetry. FREE Product Includes: - lyrics of "The Grinch Song" - similes and meaphors recording sheet Play the Grinch song (from YouTube) and let the students listen to the so
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Simile and Metaphor Worksheet
Students write on the line whether the sentence contains a simile or a metaphor. Includes idioms, quotes from authors, lyrics from songs, and simple sentences. Good exposure to this form of figurative language before requiring students to write their own.
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Teaching Irony with Song Lyrics! "Ironic" Alanis Morissette
Hello! Thank you for checking out my resource! Here are a few tips to put it to use: o Be sure to go over the definitions of figurative language or literary devices before introducing the activity. I have a Google slide presentation that I use, and I can share that if you are interested in seeing i
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Figurative Language in Song Lyrics worksheet
** I have created an updated version of this assignment with more current songs that is for sale as well. Students identify the correct type of figurative language in current song lyrics. Thirteen snippets of lyrics containing simile, metaphor, personification, onomatopoeia, idiom, and hyperbole are
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