Metaphors and Analogies fall under the category of Similarities and Differences, one of the categories of the nine research-based Effective Teaching Strategies identified in Classroom Instruction That Works by Robert Marzano, et al.

Presentation Materials

Metaphors and Analogies Training Materials: Click on the links below for a PowerPoint presentation and Word handout created by Michele, Joyce and Betty for the ETS Certification training on 12/6-12/8/10:


What are Analogies?

Watch the You Tube video below for a simple explanation:

What Types of Analogies Are There?

Click on the links below for resources related to analogies:

Analogies Lesson Plans and Resources by Grade Level:

Online Analogy Games