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Figurative Language


Curipod generated lesson: "Figurative Language". #5-7

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1. Slide
60 seconds
"To identify and explain different types of figurative language."
Learning objective:
2. Slide
60 seconds
Figurative Language is when words are used to describe something in a creative way. It helps bring stories and poems to life with vivid descriptions. It is used to make writing more interesting and helps readers visualise what is being written.
Figurative Language
3. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in groups: Q: What is the difference between a metaphor and a simile?
4. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is an example of a metaphor?
5. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a cartoon and use the word 'boom'.
6. Poll
60 seconds
Which is an example of hyperbole?
  • I'm so hungry I could eat a million burgers.
  • I'm feeling a bit under the weather.
  • He's as strong as an ox.
7. Poll
60 seconds
Which is an example of personification?
  • The wind whispered in my ear
  • She smiled like the sun
  • The tree was swaying in the breeze
  • He was as tall as a mountain
8. Poll
60 seconds
Which is an example of alliteration?
  • The happy girl smile.
  • The river had red flowers floating in it.
  • The cat slept quietly.
  • The wind whistled wildly.
9. Word cloud
60 seconds
Do you feel you have a better understanding now?
10. Slide
60 seconds
Work by yourself to show your own understanding. Take an exit ticket off the display board when you are done with your AFL slip.

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