A worksheet using figurative language to describe a student’s self portrait.
Use this worksheet when teaching students how to use and understand figurative language.
Students draw a self-portrait, then write some similes and metaphors using their self-portrait a a guide.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to evaluate texts by drawing on a growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning to expand content knowledge, integrating and linking ideas and analysing and evaluating texts
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts
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 ...
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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