Fancy Figurative Language

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Push your students beyond just memorizing the different types of figurative language, and ask them to use these tools in more complex, challenging ways.

  1. Think beyond clichés
  2. Use repetition in new ways
  3. Change the position of the figurative language

Resources

Some students write beautiful similes, but most get stuck with the most obvious ideas possible ("it was as cold as ice”). I break down several simple techniques to seriously improve students' use of figurative language.

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