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.
This two-page PDF file is a lesson plan on personification.
Personification Lesson Plans and Resources
Here are three sample lesson plans on personification.
Lesson Seven: Personification
Read the definition of personification, then try to complete the worksheet.
This worksheet includes a definition, examples, and practice exercises.
Searching for Images in Poetry
This three-page PDF file has an activity that challenges students to find examples of metaphors, similes, and personification in poems.
Read the definition and then try some student activities.
"Summer Grass" by Carl Sandburg
Review personification and complete the activity.
SuccessLink: Personification Project
This lesson plan on personification includes handouts.
eThemes Resource: Writing: Alliteration, Idioms, and Hyperbole
Learn how to use different types of figurative language to improve your descriptive writing. Includes definitions and many classroom activity ideas for each topic. There are links to eThemes Resources on personification, and similes and metaphors.
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.
eThemes: 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.
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