This resource contains a set of 36 eye-catching posters on the literary device of personification. They contain examples of personification and some examples from poetry and literature - I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud, The Ancient Mariner, Snow and Snow, The Fog, The Eight-Story Kiss.

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Personification - Set of 16 Worksheets

This resource contains a set of 16 worksheets on identifying and using personification.

Tasks include:

Identifying personification in sentences and poetry and literature from The Ancient Mariner by Coleridge, The Fog by Carl Sandburg , Jack Frost, The Eight-Story Kiss by Tom Robbins , The Windmill by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Sea Fever by John Masefield, I wandered lonely as a cloud by William Wordsworth, Snow and Snow by Ted Hughes.

Writing sentences and short paragraphs containing personification on themes including foggy day, the haunted house, the snow, the combine harvester, the trees, firework display, a fast-flowing river.

Personification PowerPoint Lesson

This resource contains a 25 slide PowerPoint presentation on personification.

It contains:

1. An explanation and definition of personification

2. Its purpose and use in imagery and figurative language.

3. Examples of personification from poetry and literature - I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud, The Ancient Mariner, Snow and Snow, The Fog, The Eight-Story Kiss.

4. Opportunities to identify personification in sentences, texts and poetry.

5. Images for students to compose their own writing containing personification.

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Personification PowerPoint Lesson and Set of 16 Worksheets

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