What is a metaphor middle school?
A metaphor is a comparison which is not literally true. It suggests what something is like by comparing it with something else with similar characteristics. For example: ‘My brother’ is a piglet is a metaphor.
What are some metaphors for school?
Metaphors about Schools
- School is a dystopian world.
- Schooling is a vaccine for violence.
- School is a microcosm of society.
- School is a prison.
- School is a treasure.
- The school is the cornerstone of society.
- Schools are the engines of growth.
- My home is a classroom / library.
What are some common metaphors?
Here are the most common metaphors used in everyday life:
- Life is a race and we never realise that we are running towards nothing!
- He is the light of my life.
- For this whole year, this room has become my prison.
- Love is a fine wine!
- My heart’s a stereo and it beats for you!
- She is happy as a clam.
What is a metaphor for students?
Metaphors about students include: (1) Students are like babies starting to crawl. (2) Students are blank slates. (3) Students are flowers in a garden. (4) A student is a sponge. (5) Students stand on the shoulders of giants.
What is a metaphor for good grades?
Samples of emotion-response metaphors include: Grades are like “a rotten apple,” “an award or pat on the back for a job well done,” “bonuses,” “a big heavy boulder riding on the back,” and “a real pain in the ass.”
What is a good metaphor for learning?
2. Learning is like building a house. Similar to the ‘journey of 1000 miles’ metaphor, this one shows that learning happens one step (or in this case, brick) at a time. I like in this metaphor that you get something at the end: a strong, sturdy building built on solid foundations of knowledge.