Figurative language word matQuick View

Figurative language word mat

This word mat provides ideas for children to help write their own sentences using personification, similes and metaphors. It also provides some vocabulary for effect.
Figurative Language - Water Poetry - KS2 EnglishQuick View

Figurative Language - Water Poetry - KS2 English

A lesson for lower KS2 on poetic metaphor and personification, using poetry about water as the context. The powerpoint introduces the idea via the concept of similes (so pupils should understand similes before teaching this content). The differences and similarities between metaphor and personification are then explained. The lesson then gets pupils to discuss ‘good’ and ‘not so good’ examples of metaphors and uses this to draw out ‘success criteria’ (guidelines) for writing good metaphors. The main activities are then differentiated 3 ways.
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Figurative Language Techniques Bingo

Play bingo with your high school students and recap their figurative language techniques in a fun and engaging way! To save paper and space, the bingo cards are ready to be printed as 2 pages per A4 sheet. Once you’ve laminated the cards, students can either use whiteboard markers or counters to play the game. Students need 5 terms in a row to win (vertically, horizontally or diagonally). What terms are covered? – Simile – Metaphor – Personification – Oxymoron – Pathetic fallacy – Alliteration – Sibilance – Pun – Rhyme – Irony – Idiom – Assonance – Consonance – Hyperbole – Paradox – Rhetorical question – Hypophora – Onomatopoeia – Imagery – Colloquial language – Emotive language – Symbolism – Allusion – Repetition – Anaphora – Hyperbaton – Euphemism If any files have typos or can’t be opened, email to and I’ll re-upload them. Appropriate for Grades 7-12 32 unique bingo cards Includes master / instructions card
Figurative language in poetry lessonQuick View

Figurative language in poetry lesson

A full powerpoint resource teaching children how to use adverbial phrases, subordinate clauses and figurative language effectively in a poem about the sea. Includes warm up game.
English- The Highwayman KS2 Figurative LanguageQuick View

English- The Highwayman KS2 Figurative Language

“The Highwayman” is a narrative poem written by Alfred Noyes, first published in 1906. It tells the story of an unnamed highwayman who is in love with Bess, a landlord’s daughter. In this lesson, students will learn how figurative language creates imagery and will be shown examples of a simile, metaphor and onomatopoeia. They will then look at figurative language examples used in the poem through the online activity link and will be tasked to identify examples and write what these examples do for the reader, Finally, they will write their own versions of part of the poem using their own figurative language examples. Leave a review for this resource and send a copy of your receipt to to receive a FREE single resource of your choice!
Figurative Language in Popular Song LyricsQuick View

Figurative Language in Popular Song Lyrics

A 20 slide powerpoint presentation with examples of figurative language in lyrics from popular songs with an appropriate accompanying image. Includes simile, metaphor, personification, alliteration, senses, imagery, idiom, hyperbole, anaphora and rule of three. I print these on A3 and use this as a display in my classroom, but it could also be used to introduce these concepts to a class within a wider lesson about literary devices. I find that my classes find the examples easier to remember when they are from popular songs.
Poetry Terms/Figurative Language PreziQuick View

Poetry Terms/Figurative Language Prezi

Want to review or introduce poetry terms/figurative language to your class? Don't do the work, I've done it for you! Each term has a definition, example and picture to help your students gain acquisition and mastery of the terms. Terms Included: Alliteration Hyperbole Imagery Metaphor Onomatopoeia Personification Simile Symbolism
Figurative Language in Poetry - Year 5/6 - Outstanding rated lesson Quick View

Figurative Language in Poetry - Year 5/6 - Outstanding rated lesson

This is a poetry lesson aimed at Year5/6 focusing on identifying and using figurative language in poetry (similes, alliteration and personification). The lesson begins by getting children to recognise examples of figurative language using Silver by Walter de la Mare. They then go on to write their own poetry using some figurative language. The lesson plan encourages children to respond to thought provoking questions as well as applying their knowledge in their own work. Download includes: Powerpoint to support explanations of figurative language techniques, challenging questions for HA learners, cloze fill the gap exercise for LA children, differentiated success criteria and a detailed lesson plan. This lesson has been rated as outstanding.
Figurative Language /Poetry Terms Match GameQuick View

Figurative Language /Poetry Terms Match Game

Need to introduce or review story elements with your kids? Here's the perfect way to do it! There are 8 key terms: Alliteration Hyperbole Imagery Metaphor Personification Onomatopoeia Simile Symbolism Each term has a matching definition and example. Kids need to match the term with the correct definition and example. Each one is a different color so kids know when they have a set! Great for group work or individual reinforcement. Also included: a term, definition, example set for each word for use on bulletin boards or word walls and a sheet of all terms, definitions, and examples to be placed in student notebooks.
Figurative Language PowerPoint and QuizQuick View

Figurative Language PowerPoint and Quiz

A 53 slide interactive PowerPoint and quiz on figurative language that looks at similes, metaphors, personification, and alliteration. Perfect for a lesson introduction or recap. TOP TIP: Make the quiz interactive by getting the children to write their answers on whiteboards. Contents - Slides 1 - 4: Introduction - Slides 5 - 10: Similes - Slides 11 - 15: Metaphors - Slides 16 - 19: Alliteration - Slides 20 - 23: Personification - Slides 24 - 52: Quiz - Slide 53: Conclusion ------------------------ If you like this resources, please give us a good rating! Thank you! Also be sure to visit my store and FOLLOW ME to see my new products and hear about upcoming sales!
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Figurative Language

Figurative Language. Figurative Language Practice Sheets. This figurative language pack includes: types of figurative language, and a handout that first defines metaphors and similes, and gives an example of each. Students then have to tell whether the following ten sentences use metaphors or similes, and underline what is being compared. Secondly, the handout defines hyperbole, and personificaton, and gives examples of each of these. Students then have to tell whether the following ten sentences is an example of hyperbole or personification. Then there are three additional practice sheets with figurative examples from literature. Students have to identify and give their reason for how they know. These are good practice sheets when introducing figurative language. You can have students work in small groups or with partners to try to figure out the figurative language. No prep. Print and go. Keys included. Can be used to supplement a poetry unit, writing unit, or literature unit. Supports these Common Core Standards, which also need to be reinforced in higher grades as well: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5a Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5a Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context. - HappyEdugator
Figurative LanguageQuick View

Figurative Language

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A set of resources to help students with thinking metaphorically. Looks into metaphor, simile, hyperbole, personification and symbolism. Aimed at KS3 / GCSE
Poems with figurative languageQuick View

Poems with figurative language

Three poems to use in shared or guided reading or as modelled texts to teach poetry writing. NIGHT: Subject: trapped inside during a heavy snow storm Language: similes; (extended) metaphors; personification; alliteration Organisation: 4 x 4 line verses; repetition of openings; a variety of patterns and contrasts Theme: mood; mystery; feelings of being trapped; contrast with inside and outside, light and dark ROLLERCOASTER Subject: the excitement of being on a rollercoaster Language: short lines to imitate movement of ride; similes; metaphors; repetition of sounds Organisation: chronological: walking to ride, waiting in queue, getting on, riding, getting off; 6 verses Theme: the thrill of a ride; on to the next thing ROMAN SOLDIER Subject: a Roman soldier marches to a British fort Language: historically related vocab. (cohort, century); metaphor; alliteration Organisation: 6 verses Theme: homesickness; historical fiction; being a foreigner in a new place
Figurative LanguageQuick View

Figurative Language

Figurative Language This is a 20 page collection of language features, a requirement of every English curriculum. Each page is a different feature; there is a definition, examples and exercises for the students to complete. Related terms: language features and their effects structural features sentence forms emotive language figurative language types These pages can be used in a number of ways, homework, class activities, interest groups, formal lessons, booklet style, as an introduction to writing and poetry instruction etc
Tree Poetry - Figurative Language Outdoor ActivityQuick View

Tree Poetry - Figurative Language Outdoor Activity

This poetry and description activity is designed to get students thinking creatively about trees, looking at their features closely and starting to personify the trees. After thinking about different ways to describe their chosen tree they will write a poem using the description and imagery they came up with. ** Teaching structure:** Explain to the students that in pairs they will find their favorite tree and using clay make a face on the trunk. Bigger trunks create better faces! First, students design their tree face on the ‘design’ worksheet. - Once their face has been designed, they can create the face on the tree. They can then fill in the description sheets. Having a lesson on adjectives and metaphors / similes, and personification before this can be useful. Once they have completed their description sheets they can use this to help them write their poems. You can either ask them to focus on a specific form of poetry or let them choose. Please don’t forget to rate this resource to let us know what you think. Also, be sure to visit my store and FOLLOW ME to see my new products and hear about upcoming sales!
Explaining figurative language: personificationQuick View

Explaining figurative language: personification

A resource mainly aimed at year 5 and 6 but can be used with year 4. Children think more deeply about how the poet uses personification and the meaning behind it. Good for those teachers working on comprehension questions which ask the student to explain the author's choice of words.
Worksheet - Figurative Language Quizzes - Pop Songs and FilmQuick View

Worksheet - Figurative Language Quizzes - Pop Songs and Film

This pdf contains six (6) printable figurative language quizzes to guide students through a identifying a range of language techniques in pop songs and film. YouTube links have been included on each worksheet so that students can listen to the songs as they complete the quiz. This is a support resource which can be used alongside a Stage 5 or 6 unit, it is aligned with the NSW syllabus.
Figurative Language - Personification PosterQuick View

Figurative Language - Personification Poster

This resource contains an A3 poster on personification for primary school pupils. It can be laminated and used for classroom display. You may also be interested in: Set of 5 Literary Devices Posters - Alliteration, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Similes and Metaphors These are an eye catching set of five colourful A3 size posters available on both white and black backgrounds. More Figurative Language Resources Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this step-by-step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step-by-Step Guide