Original Pin - Have students write their names on the side of a sheet of paper (first or both first and last). Then have them write one simile that describes them for each letter in their name. Kids can decorate them however they like and the acrostic simile poems can be hung above all student's desks for display. Great way to practice using similes! by lee
happy as a clam (simile anchor chart and cute freebies!)
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.
similes and metaphors flap book. Kids loved making it and it creates a great understanding of the difference between similes and metaphors.
Similes and Metaphors:This product contains 4 worksheets that ask the students to distinguish between similes and metaphors.Included:* Similes or Metaphors? Color the box with the correct figure of speech (2 pages)* Cut and paste the sentences under the correct figure of speech ( simile or metaphor)* Similes and metaphors - assessment pageHappy teaching!Quality Learning ResourcesSimiles / Metaphors / Figures of Speech / Similes and Metaphors
These 8 Figurative Language Posters are a great way for you to introduce different types of figurative language and can also be displayed in the classroom and used as a reference for your students. There is a poster for each type of figurative language including similes, idioms, metaphors, hyperbole, alliterations, personifications, and onomatopoeia, as well as a title poster that says Figurative Language. Also included in my Figurative Language Unit for 4th/5th grades! (TpT Resource)
FREE Figurative Language ANCHOR CHART along with center ideas for FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE!
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to an interactive reading or writing notebook. Product includes Mini Anchor Charts for Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Hyperbole, Idioms, and Onomatopoeia. Mini Anchor chart includes a definition, example, and explanation of how to use it in your writing.