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368 resources with the concept similes

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Getting to Know My Apple

For Teachers 1st
First graders compare an apple to unlike things in a simile poem. ie: The apple tastes sour like a lemon. When poems are complete, have students share their simile poems with the class and finish eating their apples.
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Simile About Me

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students are introduced to similes and read various examples. Then students write their own similes to describe themselves and share them with the rest of the class.
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Symbolic Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze several highly symbolic poems. They create their own symbolic poem, read it to the class, and discuss whether they can guess any hidden meanings.
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Persuasion and Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study and discuss definitions of metaphor, simile, and personification. In small groups, they read a section of "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" and identify those devices. The group presents their examples with the...
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Literary Devices Paper

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write a character analysis of someone they know describing them through similes, metaphors, and hyperboles. They may include themselves and how their person relates to him or her.
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Recognizing Similies: Fast as a Whip

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review what they have already learned about similies and begin to engage with similies on a deeper and more abstract level as they create their own.
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Fruit Poetry

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students identify metaphors and similes in poetry, and use descriptive language when writing a poem contrasting the inside and outside of a piece of fruit.
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My Candle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This is probably my students' favorite writing assignment. They obviously tell their friends about it, because every year my ne
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Writing a poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students imagine themselves someplace -- the beach, a mountain top, a city street -- anywhere.
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Similes with A's

For Students 3rd
In this grammar worksheet, 3rd graders use similes with the letter "a." Students complete 12 fill in the blank questions choosing the correct word from the word box at the top of the page.
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So You Want to Be President? Lesson 4

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read the beginning chapter of Duck for President and find similes and metaphors when they read. In this literature lesson plan, 6th graders also read about President Lincoln and answer short answer questions about him.
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How To Identify Figurative Language

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate writing techniques by analyzing a chart. In this figurative language lesson, students define similes, metaphors and identify the difference between them and personification. Students demonstrate their understanding...
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Spring Similes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write similes with a partner. In this spring similes lesson, students discuss the season an write a story using a minimum number of similes.  
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Figurative Language-Part 1

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore figurative language.  In this figurative language instructional activity, students look up, define, and give examples of a list of literary terms.
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Identifying Figurative Language

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.  In this figurative language lesson, students locate similes, metaphors, and examples of personification in their reading.  Young scholars write down the page numbers of each example...
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A Simile and Metaphor Lesson

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students use their knowledge of similes and metaphors to analyze poetry. In this poetry and language lesson, students read examples of similes and metaphors and write their own examples that describe their city, television, or an era in...
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Alien Whispers

For Students 4th - 5th
In this simile activity worksheet, students describe the aliens they have seen on another planet using similes. Students describe in 20 different categories.
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State Similes

For Students 4th - 5th
In this simile worksheet, students think about their state and then write similes to describe it. Students then pick their favorite simile and illustrate it.
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Making Comparisons- School-Home Links

For Students 2nd
In this grammar worksheet, 2nd graders and parents read about making comparisons between unlike things and the use of similes. They underline the two things that are being compared in 4 sentences. There is a place for both the student...
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Circus Similes

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this fill in the blank worksheet, students complete similes comparing items at the circus to other items. The items being compared include a clown, lion, tent, circus and peanuts.
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Christmas Similes

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this language arts worksheet, students write similes that pertain to the Christmas holiday. Students complete 6 similes that have been started, then write 4 of their own.
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No Title

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after brainstorming a list of things good friends do for each other, apply prereading strategies to the book, "Be A Friend to Trees," and create similes and metaphors utilizing content ideas. They also sketch an...
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Poetry

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to a read aloud poem written in similes about peace, the whole class decides on a word to replace peace and then students write their own similes about the selected word using the same format as the read aloud. ...
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Meadows Observations

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate and examine the different living things they find in a meadow. Students record the different colors that are present and create a graph, identify and label parts of a plant, use a magnifying lens to examine all ...