These sites are about imagery in poetry and writing. Learn what imagery is and how it can be used in poetry and writing. Includes exercises and lesson plans. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Poetry: Simile and Figurative Language, Figurative Language, Writing: Similes and Metaphors, and Writing: Personification.
ReadWriteThink: Color Poems: Using the Five Senses to Guide Prewriting
Students can create a poem by using the five senses to draw on their experiences with color.
Lesson Plan: Painting Pictures with Poetry
In this lesson plan, students will use metaphor, simile and personification to create imagery in their writing and recognize philanthropy in poetry.
Illustrating Imagery in Poetry
In this lesson plan, students will select a favorite poem from a class poetry unit and create a collage or digitally-produced illustration of the poem's imagery.
Improving Writing through the Use of Imagery
This activity will help students to see how using imagery to add details in a sentence can create a more vivid image in the mind of the reader.
Imagery: Poetry by Mary Fumento
Here are examples of imagery poetry by Mary Fumento.
eThemes Resource: Poetry: Simile and Figurative Language
These sites contain poems about autumn, winter, and the seasonal holidays. Learn how simile and figurative language can be used in poetry. Includes worksheets and in class activities. Includes links to eThemes Resources on similes, personification, metaphors, alliteration, idioms, and hyperbole.
eThemes Resource: Figurative Language
These sites are about figurative language in the context of reading. There are language definitions, lesson plans and activities, and interactive quizzes. Included are links to three eThemes Resources on other types of figurative language.
eThemes Resource: Writing: Similes and Metaphors
These sites explain how to use similes and metaphors to improve your writing. There are many examples plus interactive quizzes and classroom activity ideas. Includes links to eThemes Resources on personification and other forms of figurative language.
eThemes Resource: Writing: Personification
These sites explain how to use personification to improve your writing. Includes definitions, numerous examples, and classroom activity ideas. There are also links to three eThemes Resources on other types of figurative language.