Similes

Moby is as busy as a bee! In this movie, you’ll learn how similes make comparisons, or show how things are similar. Similes often compare two very different things to make a point. Writers use similes to communicate their message and help bring their writing to life. Find out how you can make your own comparisons and exaggerations using similes.

Rhyming Lesson Plan: Identify and Generate Rhyming Words

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-3, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and generate rhyming words in a variety of contexts. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Exploring Similes Lesson Plan: Enhancing Writing with Similes

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify and generate similes in a variety of contexts. Students will also explain the purpose of similes and their uses to enhance writing. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Dr. King, Similes and Metaphors Lesson Plan: Identifying Literary Conventions in a Historical Speech

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3 to 5, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the purpose of similes. Students will identify examples of simile use in specific historical texts and recognize the power of literary conventions in a historically significant speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Similes Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about similes and figurative language. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Similes. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Similes Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about similes and figurative language. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Similes topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

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