Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes
Remind your students about the most common types of figurative language with this set of classroom display posters.
Help your students identify descriptive and figurative language in narrative texts with this set of colour-coding worksheets.
Explore figurative language with your students using this comprehensive teaching presentation.
Explore the various literary devices used by authors with the set of colourful classroom posters.
Practise identifying and using metaphors with this differentiated metaphors worksheet.
Explore the wonders of poetry with this set of poems and accompanying worksheets designed specifically for children.
Explore figurative language in poetry with this age-appropriate poem and accompanying vocabulary questions.
Practise identifying and creating examples of figurative language with this printable worksheet.
A set of 9 posters examining different styles of poetry.
Explore figurative language in context with this set of 28 sorting cards.
A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a haiku poem.
Play this figurative language game with a group to practise recognising and inventing metaphors, similes and personification.
Get to know your students and explore poetry at the same time with this simile poem scaffolding template.
Explore figurative language in multiple ways with the set of 24 task cards.
A 3-page limerick template and instructions for students to use when learning how to write a limerick.
A set of 12 task cards to practice working with figurative language.
A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a cinquain poem.
Experiment with similes by writing a simile poem about a special person.
A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a ballad.
A worksheet using common idioms.
Teach students about similes and metaphors by asking them to describe... themselves!
A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write an acrostic poem.
A flip book template for students to identify examples of figurative language.
A set of five literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with Issue 3 of Teach Starter’s Year 5 magazine.
A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a diamante poem.
Explore, identify and interpret figurative language with this engaging roll and find activity.
A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a shape poem.
A set of posters showing idioms and their meaning.
Provide students with a visual reminder of the types of figurative language with this classroom display poster.
A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write an ode.
A poster providing a definition and examples of onomatopoeia.
An acrostic poem template to use in the classroom to celebrate Earth Day and National Poetry Month.