This resource contains a set of 13 worksheets on identifying and using similes and metaphors. Tasks include:
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.
Composing sentences and short paragraphs containing similes and metaphors on themes - foggy day, the haunted house, the snow, the combine harvester, candle flame, trees
It also contains an explanation sheet with examples of metaphors and similes and the difference between them.
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This resource contains a 39-slide PowerPoint lesson on similes and metaphors. The PowerPoint explains what similes and metaphors are and the difference between them. It also explains why they are used. It provides 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. Opportunities to are provided for pupils to identify similes and metaphors and The PowerPoint also contains images to stimulate pupils to compose their own similes and metaphors.
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