L.4.5a

Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.

 
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Close Read: Casey at the Bat - Craft and Structure

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Read - Casey at the Bat
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Close Read - Casey at the Bat
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This is the second lesson in our close read on "Casey at the Bat." We will focus on craft and structure today as we take a closer look at the text.

 
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casey at the bat
   

A Metaphor is a Useful Technique

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

By creating poems, students understand the differences between metaphors and similes.

 
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metaphor pic
   

Similes Are Like Wonderful Stories

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry and Figurative Language
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students learn what a simile is by creating one using poetry.

 
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simile pic
   

Mighty Metaphors

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

With a grasp on similes it is now time to understand metaphors. Sometimes students get the two confused and this lesson helps them practice the differences.

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metaphor
   

All Smiles for Similes

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry
Ellen Herman
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students often forget the difference between a simile and metaphor. This lesson is a fun way to help them practice similes and find them in context.

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simile
   

Cinquains and Similes with a Dash of Metaphors

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Passion For Poetry
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Passion For Poetry
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson teaches students what a cinquain poem is, how to write one, and also focuses on the use of similes and metaphors in poetry. Students will look for similes and metaphors used in poetry and music.

 
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cinquain student sample 4
Common Core ELA
 
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