This print-and-go resource is a comprehensive similes and metaphors resource – it includes EVERYTHING YOU NEED to teach your students about the difference between similes and metaphors.
This similes and metaphors resource includes 2 teaching posters, a student note sheet, 5 Interactive Notebook Pieces, 24 Task Cards (plus 12 blank for you to print and customize), a formal assessment, and exit tickets. Full answer keys are also provided.
UPDATE: This resource is now formatted for digital learning through Google classroom. This download includes links to a Google slides presentation and activities, as well as a self-grading quiz in Google forms. The third page of the resource includes the links you’ll need.
Similes and metaphors are important parts of figurative language. They add richness to a student’s vocabulary comprehension, writing skills, and critical thinking abilities.
The activities included are fun and engaging and will provide your students with valuable practice and reinforcement of the concept of similes and metaphors.
- Similes Poster
- Metaphor Poster
- Student note-taking sheet
- 5 interactive notebook pieces – with student directions and answer keys
- 24 simile and metaphor task cards
- 12 blank cards for you to print and customize
- Student Tracking sheet
- Task cards answer key
- Similes & Metaphors Quiz
- Exit Tickets (4 to a page)
- DIGITAL posters and note-taking sheet
- DIGITAL practice activities
- DIGITAL self-grading quiz
Notes to the teacher:
These Interactive Notebook pieces are DIFFERENTIATED!
Have your students write in the definition in their notebooks, on the lines provided, or have them glue down the pre-written answers (helpful for ESL learners)
Task cards 1-8 ask students to identify similes, 9-16 to identify what is being compared in a metaphor, and 17-24 to differentiate between similes and metaphors. I have also included 12 blank cards for you to print and customize.
• Scoot game
• Scavenger Hunt
• Center activity
Resource created by: Jessica Lawler