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Writing Riddles

Day 5 ECS 300 Field Lesson Class Guide Presentation

Aimee Castillo

on 9 April 2015

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Writing Riddles
Last Week's Wrap Up
On the loose leaf....
Wrap -up
Decide a subject
“Three eyes have I, all in a row; when the red one opens, all freeze.”
a mystifying, misleading, or puzzling question posed as a problem to be solved or guessed
Learning Riddles 101
No Golden Coins this week
What are riddles?
Writing Riddles
a question or statement
intentionally phrased

so as to
require ingenuity

in ascertaining
answer or meaning
typically presented as a
In other words...
English Class with Miss C.
One Topic suggestion for today
Let's write our own!
How to write one?
something or someone difficult to understand
(to be clever/creative)
(to discover)
“I am weightless, but you can see me. Put me in a bucket, and I'll make it lighter. What am I?”
What is so fragile that when you say its name you break it?
Pronounced as one letter,/And written with three,/Two letters there are,/And two only in me./I'm double, I'm single,/I'm black, blue, and gray,/I'm read from both ends,/And the same either way./What am I?
statement, question, or phrase that has a double meaning

can also be described as a puzzle to be solved

it can be a thought provoking challenge to figure it out on your own

or it can be a funny comment that makes you laugh. Riddles can be great brain busters or conversation starters to get you think

can be as hard or as simple as you and the person you’re telling makes it.

The answer can be right in front of your nose and even in the riddle itself, or it can be difficult and hard to comprehend.

It depends on how much you open your mind to the possibilities.
Types of Riddles
is a problem in which the solution is expressed metaphorically. You have to carefully think about the riddle to come up with the solution.
is a question that opens either the question or the answer.
Determine how long you wanted it to be
Begin with the answer
Think of the things your answer does and what they look like
Use simple yet strong words
Think about how it sounds

Write your own riddles
write one question, comment, or suggestion about today's class.

what topic do you want to learn next class?
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