Simile or methaphor

The last few weeks we have begun to explore poetry and have been creating concrete/shape poems. We began by brainstorming words relating to our shapes and writing descriptive sentences relating the shape.
Writers often try to paint a picture by using similies and metaphors. The following clips and games will help us explore what simiies and metaphors are and then the challenge is to be able to identify these and to use these in our own writing to paint our pictures.

Simile and metaphors in songs – can you find them?

Simile and metaphors by The Bazzillions

See also ‘Fling the teacher’ in the poetry links

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