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Simile and Metaphor, 10/08/2013

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Hazel Sparrow

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students will revise their poetry portraits using simile and metaphor to enhance meaning
Look at your partner:
1. Write one simile about your partner.
2. Write one metaphor about your partner.
Independent Work
A metaphor is a
direct comparison
between two unlike things using the word
"is".

One things becomes another thing.

Example: Jyair
is
an ox.
Metaphor
A simile
compares two unlike things
using the words
“like” or “as”
to suggest they are alike.

Example: Jyair is as strong
as
an ox.
Let’s try another one
Look at this photo:
1. Write a simile to describe these models.
2. What two things are being compared?
3. What is their relationships?
Let’s practice using pictures
Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else,
you are using figurative language.
Mini-Lesson:  
Figurative Language:
Simile & Metaphor
© 2012 hssparrow
"Dreams"
and
"Dream Deferred"
Read Aloud
Tue. Oct. 08, 2013
Let’s try another one
Oct. 08, 2013
Learning Objective


Share your comparisons with your partner
Turn & Talk
Tue. Oct. 08, 2013
Warm-Up
Five-minute writing
Explain what is happening in this picture
Share & Response
Essential Question:
How do we use simile and metaphor to create a comparisons between two unlike things in poetry?
Oct. 08, 2013

Read Aloud:
"A Dream Deferred" an
d
"Dreams"


Agenda Book:
Complete "Dream Questions"
Simile
(met·a·phor)
(sim·i·le)
Look at this photo

1. Write a metaphor to describe this man.
2. What two things are being compared?
3. What is their relationships?
Look at this photo

1. Write a simile to describe this woman's hair.
2. What two things are being compared?
3. What is their relationships?
Figurative Language is:
writing that is not meant to be taken literally (for real)
describing something by
comparing
it with something else
simile
metaphor
personification
"meta" means to change
metamorphosis:
a complete change in form or structure
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