A poster providing a definition and examples of metaphors.
Use this poster when teaching figurative language to your students.
Print out the poster and hang it in an area of your classroom that is visible to all students as a reference throughout your poetry unit.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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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