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368 resources with the concept similes

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The Odyssey Plan

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders read and analyze The Odyssey. They apply note-taking skills to identify enemy, type of enemy, and traits demonstrated throughout the book. Students create a storyboard that illustrates the selected episode from the book...
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Writing a Simile Poem

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders, after reviewing the characteristics of similes and analyzing a poem that uses similes to compare/contrast, write a compare/contrast poem that uses similes. They use word processing to type their poems. Students share...
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Similes and Metaphors

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore similes and metaphors. They discuss and define similes and metaphors, identify the similes and metaphors in two poems, and create three original examples of each.
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Poetry and the American Presidents

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders choose a poetry activity in order to focus their research about American presidents.
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Snow Similes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils see how poets use words to paint pictures. The combination of a big snowstorm and hands-on materials make this lesson successful. There are some nice attachments that the students will really enjoy!
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Comments WERD

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars examine several examples of similes and metaphors, stating what is being compared. Then each student chooses a different person from the Civil War era and writes similes and metaphors that describe that person.
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Fall Similes

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils create descriptive autumn similes and write them on fall-themed paper. They first write the autumn simile, and then arrange the plants around the border of the paper. They use natural plants which must be pressed.
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Busy As a Bee

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students define the term 'simile,' write their own similes using the words as or like, and work cooperatively to write similes. In addition, students write stories that include similes and illustrate picture books that contain similes.