Metaphor and Simile
This resource was put together as an intro to metaphors and similes. Metaphors and similes are similar, yet different. This download features a variety of both literary devices, and your student must identify which is which.
Page 1: Full page poster of what a metaphor is with example and picture.
Page 2: Full page poster of what a simile is with example and picture.
Page 3-4: Two posters in one page for student handouts.
Page 5: Me and Simile. The student will write about themselves using similes to complete each sentence.
Page 6: What do you REALLY mean? Decide what each simile means.
Page 7-8: Writing my own metaphors. The student will see a picture about an object and write a metaphor about it.
Page 9: Coloring similes and metaphors. Color the similes in yellow and the metaphors in blue. Show how many of each.
Page 10: Looking at metaphors. Read each metaphor and write what you think they mean.
Page 11: What do you REALLY mean? II Match each simile in the box by writing the letter next to the meaning.
Page 12-14: Page number 12 are instructions on how to cut and glue page 13 and 14 to show flaps.
Page 15-17: My very own simile and metaphor book. Page 15 has instructions on how pages 16 and 17 will create a mini book in which the author (student) will write similes and metaphors by looking at each picture.
Total 25 pages.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.