A poster providing a definition and examples of metaphors.
Print this poster out in tabloid size or larger. Display it in your classroom as a visual reminder of metaphors.
A metaphor is a word or phrase that is used to make a direct comparison between two unlike things.
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Common Core State Standards alignment
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes....
Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context....
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context....
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context....
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