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Figurative Language Lesson #2 Similes and Metaphors

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Persephoni Moore

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Figurative Language Lesson #2 Similes and Metaphors
Examples of Metaphors
1. The
computer
in the classroom was an
old dinosaur
.

2.
Words
are the
weapons
with which we wound.

3. The
quarterback was throwing
nothing but
rockets and bombs
in the field.

4.Kathy arrived at the grocery store with an
army
of
children.


What is a simile?
A simile is
a phrase that uses the words "like" or "as" to describe someone or something by comparing it with someone or something else
that is similar
Examples of Similes
1. She is
as
slow
as
molasses.

2. He is
as
fierce
as
a tiger.

3. His cheeks are
as
red
as
roses.

4. Her smile is
like
the sun shine.
Let's Practice!
Time to get ready to give out some compliments! :)
What is a metaphor?
A metaphor is
a comparison of a person, place,animal or thing IS something else.

It is stronger than a simile.
Your job is to choose a student's name. Then you will use a simile or a metaphor to compare them to
something.

For example:
Ms. Moore can be as
strict as a drill sergeant.

You will then draw a picture of what your simile or metaphor means!
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