These in-depth, well-organized, thoroughly outlined lesson plans on similes include all of the following: Common Core Standards, lesson objectives, lesson overview, 21 slides for PowerPoint or Smartboard, ideas on how to use the slides with younger and older students, two anticipatory hooks, engaging learning activities, discussion ideas, a simile skit, a simile song, a simile poem, a simile mad lib, reviews, guided practice, independent practice, concrete examples, choices for students, differentiated learning ideas, cooperative learning ideas, how to incorporate Cornell note-taking graphic organizer, a bulletin board idea, reflective practice, four printables, and activities that appeal to visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners. The plans are appropriate for whole group or small group instruction and could be used over the course of a week as a literacy center. The slides can be inserted into a Smartboard template for use on a Smartboard. The plans were created to be used over the course of several days or a week.
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Lesson Plans and Engaging Activities to Teach Similes
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