English- Using similes in poetry

Similes are a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid (e.g. as brave as a lion ).

This lesson focuses on using similes in Imagery/ Free Verse poetry. It comes with an engaging powerpoint presentation, lesson plan, activity sheets and voice recordings of poems being read aloud.

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  • Poetry--using-similes.pptx
  • Writing-similes-worksheet.pdf
  • Poetry--similes-lesson-plan.docx
  • Highlighting-similes-in-poetry.docx
  • Flint-poem-MA.mov
  • Me-poem-HA.mov
  • Me-poem-LA.mov
  • My-Cat-poem-HA.mov
  • My-Pillow-poem-LA.mov
  • Rain-poem-MA.mov

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Created: Jun 1, 2019

Updated: Sep 21, 2019


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