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Figurative Language

Introduction to Similes and Metaphors
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Jessica Pack

on 15 September 2011

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Figurative
Language Scavenger Hunt What are we learning? Simile: Words you can't take literally... Quickwrite
Assessment Describe your day using only similes and metaphors. Write a single, cohesive paragraph. Standard: Understand figurative language and words with multiple meanings. Definition: A simile compares two things using the words "like" or "as." Reread portions of "All Summer in a Day" and find examples of figurative language. Make a Circle Map. Our Goal: Define simile, identify similes in text, and write similes in a comic book. Quickwrite: What is the difference between figurative and literal language? The difference between figurative and literal language is ______________________________________________________. The difference between figurative and literal language is that figurative language does not always mean exactly what it says, and literal language always means exactly what it says. Gestures: figurative language
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e Your Turn Write your own similes in a Comic Book about yourself as a super hero. Group Work Work together to write an AWESOME simile. Then, divide your paper in half and make a poster showing the literal and figurative meanings of your simile. What are we learning? Standard: Understand figurative language and words with multiple meanings. Our Goal: Define metaphor, identify metaphors in text, and write metaphors in a comic book. Metaphor Definition: A metaphor compares two things without using the words "like" or "as." E
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e Your Turn Write your own metaphors in a Comic Book about yourself as a super hero. Group Work Work together to write an AWESOME metaphor. Then, divide your paper in half and make a poster showing the literal and figurative meanings of your metaphor. Batman is a pitbull when it comes to crime. figurative
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