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Similes and Metaphors

brainstorm some similes using ice cream... Then take a "field trip" to Cultive :)

I love the way they introduced this book about metaphors: 'Here's a BRIGHT IDEA: read this book. It's a PIECE OF CAKE. And trust us; no one will call you A TURKEY. For more metaphors, look inside.'

Are you teaching similes, metaphors, figurative language, animal sayings, and/or idioms? A popular picture book of mine is Crazy Like a Fox: A Simile Story...after reading the book, this slideshow reviews the similes in the story. Photographs of the real things referenced by the similes (a herd of elephants and so on) help kids see what the comparison is all about in this FREE PowerPoint.

Free - Teaching metaphors with Robert Frost using comics.

Having trouble finding new ways to reinforce figurative language skills? This is the pack for you! Included are posters for metaphor, simile, alliteration, and hyperbole as well as a matching game.

fun book for teaching similes or tall tales

Books to reinforce metaphor, personification, simile

Metaphors and Writing Notebooks...I like how the kids had to "prove" why each metaphor made sense.

Metaphors and Writing Notebooks...I like how the kids had to "prove" why each metaphor made sense.

Classroom Anchor Charts and Posters (NEW CHART ADDED) Figuring Out Figurative Language With Help From Some Angry Birds