similes and metaphors

Collection by Jenny Creasy

Jenny Creasy
ELA Word Wall Cards for Figurative Language Writing activities: FREE Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards: alliteration Teaching Writing, Teaching Tools, Teaching English, Teaching Resources, Essay Writing, Writing Tips, Writing Activities, Idioms Activities, Writing Posters

ELA & Math Word Wall Cards

Free! Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole…

Do this for the kids and for historical figures. similes and metaphors flap book. Kids loved making it and it creates a great understanding of the difference between similes and metaphors. Reading Lessons, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Writing Ideas, Teaching Grammar, Persuasive Writing, Reading Skills, Creative Writing

Mix-n-Match Similes and Metaphors

Have you ever seen those mix-n-match books, where you have the head, mid-section, and legs of one character, but you can flip on piece of it to make an entirely new combination of characters and story? My daughter has one and it inspired me to get a little creative in my class! We have been studying similes and metaphors in class. To help the kids along, I read them "Quick as a Cricket" by Audrey Wood. It is a very simple book, in which she uses simple similes to compare the main character…

Similes and Metaphors in Pop Music Movie.wmv - Really fun video to teach kids Similes and Metaphors.Learned at a workshop today Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, English Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Music Classroom, Speech And Language, Teaching English, Classroom Ideas, Teaching Ideas

Similes and Metaphors in Pop Music Movie.wmv

This video includes clips and lyrics from popular songs. All clips have similes and/or metaphors included.

Figurative Language simile "Adversity was like a key in the lock for me. As I began to work to get out men out of prison, it was the old Minerva I set free"(Alvarez This is a simile because it used like when comparing adversity to a key in a lock. Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching Ideas, Writing Lessons, Writing Process, Writing Ideas, Learning Resources, Teacher Resources

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My students always get a kick out of similes! I always hear them walking around saying similes to each other after they learn all about them. It cracks me UP! Tomorrow, similes will be …

Simile Girl and Metaphor Man are here to save the day! These heroes make learning your similes and metaphors as easy as pie. Similes and Metaphors By The Baz. Teaching Poetry, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Grammar, Grammar Games, Teaching Tools

The Difference Between Similes and Metaphors

Here’s a great little video explaining (via super hero animation and a very catchy tune) the differences between similes and metaphors.

This is a short video with several different clips form movies that give examples of similes. This is very effective because the movies used are popular in our age group therefore making students have more interest in watching it. Teaching Poetry, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Literature, Writing Resources, Teaching Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities

Similes in Movies

Examples of the use of similes in Movies. I own no right to these videos, and use them solely for educational purposes.

Poetry and Figurative Language Ideas! Idioms and puns are some of the hardest things to teach kids. Two books to use are by Tedd Arnold and the chapter book, Punished, as a read-aloud so we can talk about all the puns in the book. Teaching Language Arts, English Language Arts, Teaching Vocabulary, Language Lessons, Classroom Language, Language Activities, Reading Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Strategies

Fiction Friday!

Wow, it is already Friday!! This week went super fast, and I think it was because of my summer class! It is pretty boring, but I'm already a third of the way done! So today I am linking up with Amanda at The Teaching Thief for her Fiction Friday linky! Do you teach about figurative language, idioms, or figures of speech? Well, then you are in luck, because I have a book for you! More Parts, written by Tedd Arnold, is about a little boy who is absolutely BOGGLED by the crazy things that…

Tonya's Treats for Teachers: Figurative Language Alert! Ela Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, What Is A Simile, Similes And Metaphors, Figure Of Speech, 4th Grade Reading, Teaching Writing, Teaching Ideas, Figurative Language

Figurative Language Alert! Freebie included!

Thanks to those who helped me proof my items and thank you to those who offered! I had to take a break from fixing them to work on plans I needed for this week! I seriously have been sitting at my desk ALL day. I did go to Walmart for a few things. I have been on a roll with getting stuff done!!! I am spending a few days on Figurative Language! This is something my kids will see on their very first standardized test! I made a PowerPoint that goes through similes, metaphors, and…

Language Arts Similes and Metaphors in songs- Listen how there are similes and metaphors used in different songs! Teaching Poetry, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching English, Teaching Tools, English Grammar, 4th Grade Writing, 5th Grade Reading, Fourth Grade

Similes and Metaphors in Songs

This video will compare the difference between similes and metaphors through songs.

Figurative Language with Mentor Texts metaphor anchor chartmetaphor anchor chart 4th Grade Ela, 4th Grade Reading, Third Grade, Ela Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Teaching Poetry, Teaching Reading, Learning, Similes And Metaphors

Teaching Figurative Language with Mentor Texts

Well, it's a Monday. I do not know about my readers, but I truly dislike Mondays (until the day gets in motion). This morning started off with a bang...after a long weekend due to Snowstorm Pax, we began on time (and my daughter had a 2 hour delay). Eek! Thank goodness my husband was able to jump in and offer a little backup help (and hats off to all the single parents out there. I do not know how you juggle schedule changes, work, and daily household needs.) We push on and get the job done…

Figurative Language in Movies: hyperbole, simile, onomatopoeia, personification, metaphor Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Strategies, Learning, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, 4th Grade Reading, School Videos


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My shelf runneth over

Here is the question of the day...If a person knows they may very well need an intervention, then do they really need an intervention? Probably, but I'll just keep closing my eyes and pretending I am perfectly normal. Everyone thinks exactly like me, and everyone thinks this is heaven right here! I had lunch with my wonderful hubby yesterday. When I headed out to stop back by the school to finish up planning for the week, it seemed like a complete sin not to stop by one of my favorite places…