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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.


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This two-page PDF file is a lesson plan on personification.
Here are three sample lesson plans on personification.
Read the definition of personification, then try to complete the worksheet.
This worksheet includes a definition, examples, and practice exercises.
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.
Review personification and complete the activity.
This lesson plan on personification includes handouts.
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.
These sites explain how to use similes and metaphors to improve your writing. There are many examples plus interactive quizzes and classroom activity ideas.
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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