Figurative Language in Poetry Mini-Lesson – Including a Song Lyric Activity!
Let your students explore figurative language in poetry like never before! With this easy-to-use, no-prep mini-lesson, you can familiarize your students with the basic types of figurative language, such as Personification, Simile, Metaphor, Onomatopoeia, Idioms, and Hyperbole. Then, give them a chance to practice analyzing these devices through an engaging song analysis activity!
► What’s Included?
- Editable No-Prep Slideshow (PowerPoint and Google Slides)
- Guided Notetaker
- Simile & Metaphor “Speed-Dating” Activity
- Figurative Language in Music Worksheets
- ALL IN PRINTABLE AND DIGITAL FORMATS!
After giving the quick mini-lesson, invite your students to apply their newfound knowledge to real life by allowing them to identify examples of figurative language in popular songs.
✎This activity is sure to round out the lesson while allowing students to make connections and hone their poetry analysis skills.
Use this figurative language in poetry mini-lesson as a station rotation, whole class activity, or with your remedial/intervention class as an engaging reteach. It also makes for a great extension activity!
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Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):
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