A template for students to use when learning how to write a simile poem.
This template has been designed to introduce students to the structure of simile poems and to provide them with a scaffold when writing one of their own.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features
Composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts
Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Create literary texts using realistic and fantasy settings and characters that draw on the worlds represented in texts students have experienced
Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odes
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification, in narratives, shape poetry, songs, anthems and odesElaborationsdiscussing how figurative language including simile and metaphor can ...
Create literary texts that experiment with structures, ideas and stylistic features of selected authorsElaborationsdrawing upon fiction elements in a range of model texts - for example main idea, characterisation, setting (time and place), narrative ...
Experiment with text structures and language features and their effects in creating literary texts, for example, using imagery, sentence variation, metaphor and word choiceElaborationsselecting and using sensory language to convey a vivid picture of ...
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