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Similes and Metaphors

similes and Metaphors for 5th graders

Tiffany LeNeave

on 14 January 2016

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Transcript of Similes and Metaphors

Similes and Metaphors
A comparison between two unlike things using like or as
A comparison between two unlike things without the use of signal words
Objective: Today we will identify the differences between a simile and a metaphor.

Language: Create your own Similes and Metaphors.
Example: You're as pretty as a magnolia in May.
Example: The paint brush was a magic wand in his hand.
Simile or Metaphor
He sings like a blue bird.
Simile or Metaphor
You are my hero.
Simile or Metaphor
It is a furnace in here.
Simile or Metaphor
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Similes and Metaphors
Do you ever feel like a plastic bag
Do you ever feel, feel so paper thin like a house of cards.
Just own the night like the fourth of July
Your a firework.
Similes and Metaphors
My heart's a stereo
If i was just another dusty record on the shelf.
Just keep it stuck inside your head, like your favorite tune.
Similes and Metaphors
shawty is like a melody
she's like a song
she is a dime

Definition- figure of speech that uses contradictory terms in conjunction, which means words that don’t appear to go well together.
diet ice cream
Freezer Burn
good grief
same difference

Definition: Big exaggeration, usually with humor
* I'm so hungry, I could eat a horse!
* You snore louder than a freight train.
* He sleeps like a log.

Definition: words that imitate the sound they denote
Definition: Giving something nonhuman human qualities
The leaves danced in the wind
The sun smiled upon us
The sky was sad.
Definition-Idioms are word combinations that are idiotic! Crazy! Nuts! etc.
In other words, idioms have meanings that can't be figured out by looking up the words in the dictionary.

It's raining Cats and dogs
That was a piece of cake
Icing on the cake
Definition- use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse;
Examples: Sally Sold Sea Shells by the Sea shore
Swift as a coarsing river
With all the force of a great typhone
mysterious as the dark side of the moon
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