After introducing similes, give kids a chance to be creative with this writing activity! Students will have fun comparing all kinds of things of their choosing using the prompts, and you'll love watching them use and grow their figurative language skills.
Give kids a chance to think creatively about metaphors by letting them write their own! Students will stretch their imaginations and figurative language skills as they think of ways to describe their class, bedroom, and more.
Get students thinking figuratively by having them connect their understanding of metaphors and similes to the books they read in class. Students will seek out a metaphor or simile in their reading, consider the quote's context, then explain what they thin
Many idioms are a dime a dozen. Give kids a chance to flex their figurative language skills and creativity by having them write and illustrate their very own idioms. Students will find that time really does fly when they're having fun!
Why walk when you can mosey? In this lesson, students will learn how to use synonyms to express shades of meaning in their writing. Introduce the topic with a book, then brainstorm descriptive options for overused words.