The jellyfish dances through the
water waving it's frilly
We found one on the beach. It
had become a polythene bag
full of water.
Its frills lay on top like party
ribbons after the dance is over.
Terms and their definitions used in today's lesson
Metaphor: A word or phrase for one thing that is used to refer to another thing in order to show or suggest that they are similar. An example from the poem - It (the jellyfish) had become a polythene bag full of water.
Simile: A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as'). An example from the poem - Its frills lay on top like party ribbons
For this lesson you will need paper and a pencil.