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Find Similes and Metaphors in Songs

Students use this sheet to identify similes and metaphors in song lyrics, as well as to analyze the meaning of the figurative language they encounter. Suggested Songs: "The Rose" by Bette Midler, "The River" by Garth Brooks, "Like a Rock" by Bob Seger, "Circus" by Britney, "Gotta Be Somebody" by Nickelback, "Light On" by David Cook, "Disturbia" by Rihanna, "Like a King/I'll Rise" by Ben Harper #Wiki-TeacherLiveMarch10

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  • NVACS English Language Arts

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  • 7th Grade

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  • RL.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
  • RL.7.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

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