Similes and Metaphors Posters
This resource contains a set of 14 posters containing examples of similes and metaphors. One of the posters explains the difference between a metaphor and a simile.

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Similes and Metaphors PowerPoint Lesson

This resource contains a 37 slide PowerPoint lesson on similes and metaphors. It includes:

1. Explanation and definition of simile and metaphors.

2. Why they are used.

3. Examples of similes and metaphors from poetry and literature - I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud (William Wordsworth), The Ancient Mariner (Samuel Taylor Coleridge), The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes), My Luv is Like a Red, Red Rose ( Robert Burns) and the Bible.

4. The difference between similes and metaphors.

5. Images to stimulate students to compose their own similes and metaphors.

6. Opportunities to identify, and distinguish between, similes and metaphors.

Similes and Metaphors - Set of 16 Worksheets

This resource contains a set of 16 worksheets on similes and metaphors. Tasks include:

1. Identifying similes and metaphors in sentences and poetry and literature from The Ancient Mariner by Coleridge, Sea Fever by John Masefield, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth, The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes, A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns, several Bible verses and Shakespeare quotes.

2. Composing sentences and short paragraphs containing similes and metaphors on themes including foggy day, the haunted house, the snow, the combine harvester, candle flame, trees, hate, love, happiness.

The resource also conatins a poster on the difference between similes and metaphors and an explanation sheet with examples of metaphors and similes and the difference between them.

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Created: Jul 6, 2017

Updated: Nov 16, 2019

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