This is a power point that takes students through different forms of descriptive writing, such as similes, metaphors, hyperbole, and show-don't-tell writing.
This presentation includes real-life examples of figurative language from wrting, sports, the business world, and pop music. Then it goes into using figurative language to make "boring" sentences more interesting.
Use it with the Descriptive Writing Worksheet posted on this site for free.
Student names can be inserted to increase student engagement. Kids love listening to the lesson and hearing and reading their names in the examples.