Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Similes and the Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County

One of my favorite books, chock full of similes is:

So we discuss what similes are and see if we can identify them as we read the story. Then I asked the students to make self-portraits and write a simile to describe themselves. Now the one downside to teaching your students to be creative all the time is that it is impossible to turn it off. So even though I asked them to really draw themselves how they looked, the pics came out with a little bit of creative license taken.

I am shiny like the sun.

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