Similes and Metaphors

Language Arts - Lab - Block 3

Lesson Objectives

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in works of literature, including figurative and connotative meanings with a focus on similes and metaphors.

Watch the video clip about the different types of figurative languages. You will have a lesson on similes and metaphors by me and will be able to work in IXL under activities on figurative languages. Once you are done, you can do your assessment page. Turn it in to me when you are finished.


77 minutes

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Watch a short video on figurative language and other literary devices!

Figurative Language and other literary devices


What are similes and metaphors? Watch a lesson by Miss Tharp that explains it all!
Recording #13


Go into IXL and work on identifying similes and metaphors on your own under the 5th grade language arts category. Standard III.3

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Assessment - 30 points

Complete and turn in the worksheet that was passed out to you during class on Similes and Metaphors.


Explore the following if you need additional help understanding this lesson!

If you have questions about similes or metaphors, watch the video under the introduction again. The video gives examples and definitions for each. You can also watch the instructions again on getting more information about similes and metaphors.