Similes and Metaphors

Similes and Metaphors
Similes and Metaphors
Similes and Metaphors
Similes and Metaphors
Similes and Metaphors
Similes and Metaphors
Similes and Metaphors
Similes and Metaphors
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Common Core Standards
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68 MB|26 pages
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This print-and-go resource is a comprehensive similes and metaphors packet - it includes EVERYTHING YOU NEED to teach your students about the difference between similes and metaphors. This similes and metaphors resource includes 2 teaching posters, a student note sheet, 5 Interactive Notebook Pieces, 24 Task Cards (plus 12 blank for you to print and customize), a formal assessment, and exit tickets. Full answer keys are also provided.

Similes and metaphors are important parts of figurative language. They add richness to a student's vocabulary comprehension, writing skills, and critical thinking abilities.
The activities included are fun and engaging and will provide your students with valuable practice and reinforcement of the concept of similes and metaphors.

Resource includes:
Similes Poster
Metaphor Poster
Student note-taking sheet
5 interactive notebook pieces – with student directions and answer keys
24 personification cards
12 blank cards for you to print and customize
Student Tracking sheet
Task cards answer key
Similes & Metaphors Quiz
Exit Tickets (4 to a page)

Notes to the teacher:
These Interactive Notebook pieces are DIFFERENTIATED!
Have your students write in the definition in their notebooks, on the lines provided, or have them glue down the pre-written answers (helpful for ESL learners)

Task cards 1-8 ask students to identify similes, 9-16 to identify what is being compared in a metaphor, and 17-24 to differentiate between similes and metaphors. I have also included 12 blank cards for you to print and customize. 

Classroom Uses:
• Scoot game
• Scavenger Hunt
• Center activity

This download is for one classroom use only. If you have a friend or coworker who would like to use these activities in the classroom, you can buy a second license at a discount. Go to "My Purchases" and purchase a second license. Thank-you for your cooperation.

Resources created by: Jessica Lawler
Visit my blog: Joy in the Journey
Total Pages
26 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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