Analogies are compare the relationship between two things based on their similarities and differences. It takes the concept of comparing and contrasting to the next level. For example, black is to white as night is to _______. The SAT really started to focus on this skill and it has made it's way into the CORE curriculum.
A great way to get them started on the skill.
You matched analogies. Now make your own.
We take you a step further and ask you to explain yourself.
All involve a person place or thing.
The words are a bit more foreign to students.
Kids enjoy this one more.
A really fun way to review analogies.
Write your own based on the first relationship you are given.
These are a little out there to stimulate critical thinking.
Ponder these concepts. They can be tricky.
Make for a great introduction.
For your upper level students.