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Similes and Metaphors Grade 5

A Prezi on the use of similes and metaphors through songs and their interpretation
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Tara Temprano

on 11 February 2014

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Transcript of Similes and Metaphors Grade 5

By Miss Temprano
Similes & Metaphors
Figurative Language is language that contains or uses figures of speech, especially similes and metaphors.
Why do authors and songwriters use
figurative language
in literature and songs?
What is figurative language?
Why is
figurative language
important?
How do authors use
figurative language
in their writing to enhance it?
The moon is a diamond.This apple is candy.I am fast a cheetah.
Similes
A type of figurative language. Similes are comparisons someone makes, using the words
What do the similes mean?
"Do you ever feel
like
a house of cards?"
"Just own the night
like
the 4th of July."
Some possible interpretations
"Do you ever feel weak?"
"Just be proud of who you are."
Examples:
like
or
as
like
like
as
as
The moon
is a diamond
.This apple
is candy.
I am
a fast cheetah.
Metaphors
Metaphors are a form of figurative language. They compare one thing to another using the words “like” or “as.” Instead, it’s when an author says
Examples:
one thing IS another thing.
without
"You're a
firework."
Some possible interpretations
You are special.
You are beautiful.
You are unique.
Directions
Think of all the similes and metaphors you can come up with today. First, try to think of one person or thing that you can describe easily. Second, write one sentence using a simile on the left side of the paper. On the right side of the paper, write one sentence using a metaphor.You may draw pictures for each simile and metaphor to illustrate what they mean. On the back of your paper, give a short description of what your similes and metaphors mean.
Take the Sly Similes and Mighty Metaphors, correct them, and draw a scene depicting those figurative language examples.
"Do you ever feel
like
a house of cards?"
"Just own the night
like
the 4th of July."
"You're a
firework."
Distinguish which song verse uses a simile or a metaphor.
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