Figurative Language Lesson Bundle for KS2


Five figurative language lessons which combined create a unit of work. This resource is linked to the following English national curriculum reading comprehension objectives:
• Discussing words and phrases that capture the reader’s interest and imagination (Year 3 and 4)
• Discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering the impact on the reader (Year 5 and 6)
This resource is also useful for helping pupils to understand how to use figurative language in their own writing.
The bundle contains lessons on the following figurative language techniques:
• Similes and metaphors
• Personification
• Onomatopoeia
• Hyperbole
• Idioms

  • Similes and Metaphors KS2 PPT Lesson

  • Personification KS2 PPT Lesson

  • Hyperbole KS2 PPT Lesson

  • Onomatopoeia KS2 PPT Lesson

  • Idioms KS2 PPT Lesson



Each PPT lesson contains:
• Clear explanation
• Examples of the use of the figurative language technique
• Three activities which require pupils to demonstrate their understanding of and use the figurative language technique
• Reflection questions enabling pupils to recap and consolidate their understanding at the end of the lesson
The PPTs are fully editable giving you the flexibility to adjust aspects of the lesson to suit the needs of your pupils if required.