To recognize similes as figurative language comparing two things using like or as, while reading "The Pudding Like the Sea at Night", a chapter in the book, The Stories Julian Tells
Activity: students will write "pudding, like __________________" completing the simile
Purpose: to activate prior knowledge
One student will highlight each simile encountered in the reading.
Classmates will hold up their simile card each time a simile is encountered in the reading.
One student will stand at white board and place a hash mark on board to indicate a simile.