Teaching Resource

Figurative Language PowerPoint

PDF, PowerPoint | 25 pages|Grades: 5 - 6

An editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching figurative language.

Use this presentation to teach your students how the author’s use of figurative language achieves a specific purpose.

The presentation describes each type of figurative language and gives an example for the students to study. The PowerPoint offers built-in check-for-understanding slides, making it easy to see which students need extra support while keeping your students engaged throughout the presentation. It also ends with a link to a figurative language activity, allowing your students to put their learning into action!

The types of figurative language taught in this PowerPoint include:

  • personification
  • hyperbole
  • simile
  • metaphor
  • idiom
  • onomatopoeia.

This resource has been designed to be used in conjunction with the following worksheet and sorting activity:

 


This resource was created by Meagan Lee, a Teach Starter Collaborator.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1611

    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 ...

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