Welcome to 'The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe' one of the best wintertime reads to share with your kids. The themes of betrayal & forgiveness resonate within every child (& adult). Good finally triumphs over evil in this roller coaster of a tale. Deep & profound childhood feelings & experiences are brought alive through a variety of contrasting settings & characters.
Lewis' rich use of literary devices & techniques introduces children to the world of figurative language.
We have made 20 Quote Cards to help your kids identify basic figurative language. The cards can be used in tandem with a class reading of the book or as a lone activity.
What is figurative language?
Figurative language is a variety of literary techniques which writers & poets use to inject life into their work. They help to make stories & poems exciting, meaningful & memorable.
Some Literary Techniques
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When one thing, person or place is compared with another thing, person or place.
What do you think is being compared to a "silver snake" in this quote?
When a thing, person or place changes into another thing, person or place.
What has changed into the "sea" in this quote?
When an object or nature is given human or animal qualities or behaviour.
What are the trees doing?
Do trees usually wear robes?
When an object or nature is given human emotion.
Which word is an emotion in this quote?
When words resemble or suggest the sound of the thing, person or place they are describing.
Which word is noisy?
It is repeated three time. Does this make it more or less noisy?
When a sentence has more than one word beginning with the same consonant.
How many words are there in this quote?
How many of these words begin with an S?
Our 20 quote Cards
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We wish you & your kids lots of creative educational fun with our Quote Cards. Let us know how you get on.
Thank you for reading & sharing.
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