Excellent similes and metaphors with fun creative lessons, activities, creative writing projects and task cards.
With this resource you will find an introduction lesson with guided activities for and follow-up responses, writing projects,individual worksheet activities, example list and twelve differentiated creative colorful project task cards to integrate similes and metaphors into writing. The activities are fun and will keep the students motivated and engaged while learning these important figurative language genres. Common Core Aligned!
This is a complete unit for teaching the figurative language Common Core standards for "similes and metaphors" in the 4th and 5th grades.
The standards taught in this lesson are:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5a Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5a Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
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