Friday, 29 November 2019

English Figurative Language Crossed the Road

Recently, I came across this wonderful article pictured below:


Unfortunately, I've lost the source (if found, this will be updated).

We shared it with our Year Six children...


We shared it as part of our current poetry work. We asked the children to write sentences in the style of 'Why did the chicken cross the road?", but replace the chicken with a poetic device and then make the rest of the sentence an example of that figurative language. Here's some of what they came up with...



The children found this an engaging and productive activity.

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