Great for teaching similes

My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks and other books for teaching similes.

Books for Onomatopoeia...links at the bottom of the page for similes, alliteration and personification.

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes. great for teaching that mistakes are ok...and how to learn from mistakes. So great for setting up a positive learning environment. Good for beginning of year

T.G.I.F.: Tacky the Penguin! Character Traits

I love using this book for teaching er and est suffixes

Fabulous in Fourth!: Similes and metaphors...with student activity

New Books to Teach Inference

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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.

Cause and Effect, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie

Big Bad Wolves at School ISBN: 0689837992 Hilarious! This book is also a good one to go over classroom rules. (Bill Martin Jr honor book)


Cute new story...great when teaching "what to write about"

End of year tips for cleaning up the classroom

Books to teach persuasive writing.

"I did a simile lesson for my 4th grade class using this song - I had a parent in the room that day and she absolutely LOVED it - almost as much as the kids did! (There are worksheets with the lyrics and the simile lesson online in various places) The Grinch Song from the cartoon How The Grinch Stole Christmas - loads of adjectives and similes in this song. 2:59"

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Kids describe themselves with similes