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Similes and Metaphors

Language Rules!
  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

The key to making literacy more exciting is finding ways to liven up the written word. Students will be amazed to see how certain figures of speech can add creativity to the simplest of sentences. Discover how similes and metaphors can paint vivid pictures that are sure to make both reading and writing more pleasurable.

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978-1-61473-931-9
$34.95
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Language Arts
Copyright 2011
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2010-08-01
BISACS JNF029020
Dewey 428.1
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 480
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Scholastic.com: Homework Hub
Eduplace.com
Funbrain.com
  • When a Bear is Like a Ballerina
  • As White As snow
  • Like a Log
  • Long similes
  • More similes
  • Simile Jokes
  • My Mind's a sponge
  • Swim Like a fish and Eat Like a Pig
  • Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries
  • How to Learn More
  • Glossary
  • Index
Author: Ann Heinrichs

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as grammar and natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. Ann has traveled to the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and now lives in Chicago, IL.

Illustrator: Dan McGeehan

Dan McGeehan has been a freelance illustrator for fifteen years. During that time his art has appeared on many magazines, in many children's books, and under a lot of scrutiny all around the world. He currently lives in Oklahoma with his wife, their two daughters, and everybody's two cats.

Illustrator: David Moore

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Language Rules! from School Library Journal on December 1, 2010

Heinrichs has taken her ‘The Magic of Language’ series (2004), geared to grades 3-6, and packaged it for the lower elementary grades. The books are well organized and attractive, and inject humor into what might otherwise be fairly dry subjects. The font is large and changes… View →