Introduction
Using similes

These activities have been designed to support the teaching of English at key stage 2.

The activities will enable the teacher to:

  • explore the term "simile"
  • share similes with the class
  • provide exercises on new similes using established models

Within each of the activities further information can be accessed in order to develop pupils' knowledge, support the lesson or for research.

Objectives:

  • text level - reading comprehension
  • to understand the use of figurative language in poetry and prose
  • locate use of simile

English programme of study: writing section 3: language development (sub-section 5)

Starter activity

Main session part 1

Main session part 2

Plenary

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