Similes: These similes cootie catchers are a great way for students to have fun while learning about different Similes. How to Play and Assembly Instructions are included.
This activity has students visually seeing a picture and determining what phrase it is. The following similes are included:
Cool as a cucumber
Face lit up like a light bulb
Fast as lightning
Slept like a log
Blind as a bat
Toes were as cold as ice
His anger erupted like a volcano
Proud as a peacock
Thank you to Monster Wrangler Mike who provided the images
A fun power point which engages all of the pupils and requires verbal interaction between them. At the end of the power point a task is set.
I have aslo added a planning sheet, vocabulary display/flash cards, further ideas for projects and a display banner for the classroom.
A Full scheme of work covering writing objectives using various of Roald Dahl's works (including Matilda and The BFG). It is easy to differentiate for KS 2 (7-11 year olds) and KS3 (11-14 year olds)and contains many worksheets for activities including vocabulary and punctuation use as well as descriptive and creative writing techniques.