Reflection: Joy Cinquains and Similes with a Dash of Metaphors - Section 3: Lesson Opener


Using popular songs to teach similes and metaphors was a hit!  They were thoroughly engaged in the lesson.  Many of the kids even tried using figurative language (mostly similes) in their poetry writing today. 

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Cinquains and Similes with a Dash of Metaphors

Unit 5: Passion For Poetry
Lesson 9 of 19

Objective: SWBAT write a cinquain poem and also be able to identify similes in poetry and music.

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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