Metaphors are always tricky for upper elementary/middle school students. This is an activity solely dedicated to learning and identifying metaphors. The song "Sky Full of Stars" by Coldplay is the inspiration for this lesson and activity bundle.
What is included?
-Common Core Standards
-Full lesson plans with accommodations for special needs learners
-Original Song lyrics
-Excerpt of song lyrics (more appropriate for younger learners)
-Identifying the metaphor and citing evidence worksheet
-Cloze strategy inspired poem sheet/graphic organizer
-Teacher sample of inspired poem
What will students learn?
-the definition of a metaphor
-to identify clue words for finding metaphors
-to identify metaphors
-to use metaphors in personal poetry
-to cite evidence from the text
* Could easily be photo-copied at 78% and utilized in an Interactive Student Notebook.*