Creative Writing: Simile and Metaphor

This lesson will introduce students to simile and metaphor and help them to use these techniques in their own writing.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these is the correct definition of personification?

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Q2.Which of these is an example of personification?

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Q3.Which of these is an example of why poets use personification?

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Q4.Which of these statements is true about personification?

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Q5.Where are we most likely to see personification?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these is the correct definition of personification?

1/5

Q2.Which of these is an example of personification?

2/5

Q3.Which of these is an example of why poets use personification?

3/5

Q4.Which of these statements is true about personification?

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Q5.Where are we most likely to see personification?

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Creative Writing (poetry): Simile and metaphor

Lesson 2 of 5

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Q1.Which of these sentences uses personification?

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Q2.Which of these is the definition of metaphor?

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Q3.Which of these is the definition of simile?

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Q4.Which of these is an example of a simile?

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Q5.Which of these is an example of a metaphor?

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Q6.Why do writers use simile and metaphor?

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Quiz:

Creative Writing (poetry): Simile and metaphor

Lesson 2 of 5

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Which of these sentences uses personification?

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Q2.Which of these is the definition of metaphor?

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Q3.Which of these is the definition of simile?

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Q4.Which of these is an example of a simile?

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Q5.Which of these is an example of a metaphor?

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Q6.Why do writers use simile and metaphor?

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Lesson summary: Creative Writing: Simile and Metaphor

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