Fourth grade students in Ms. Heischober’s Title I class at Christ the King are learning to distinguish the figurative language techniques of metaphor and simile. Authors use these figures of speech to create mental images.
What is a Metaphor?
What is a Simile?
Metaphor and Simile – Which Is Which?
As “budding” authors, the fourth grade students tested their creative and analytic skills by distinguishing metaphors and similes.
These young authors created similes to describe themselves in the following “Who Am I?” poems.
Who Am I? Simile Poems