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Lesson 2: Figurative Language: Idioms, Personification, and Hyperbole!
Transcript of Lesson 2: Figurative Language: Idioms, Personification, and Hyperbole!
Sam was really in the dog house when he forgot his ELA binder AGAIN.
This is the world's best lesson on figurative language.
Write a hyperbole about school.
Idioms, Personification, Onomatopoeia, and Hyperbole
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects.
Figurative Language: Idioms, Personification,Onomatopoeia, Hyperbole!
Idioms are phrases that have hidden meanings. You can't tell what idiomatic expressions mean by taking the words within them literally.
When I asked the way to the library the teacher said, "Follow your nose!"
How many idioms can you
The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky.
When we read and write, personification looks like this:
My computer throws a fit every time I try to use it.
The sun glared down at me from the sky.
The car beckoned me from across the showroom.
Now you try it!
Choose an item in the room to personify. Write one sentence.
Think of a way you can personify something from nature like the sun, grass, a stream, etc. Write one sentence.
An imitation of sound in words.
A purposeful exaggeration or overstatement.
Charlie gazed hopelessly at the endless pile of bills stretching across the counter.
Allie has a million pairs of shoes in her closet.
Tanya never stops talking.
Write a hyperbole about yourself.
Write a hyperbole about your favorite animal or pet.
Write 1-2 paragraphs about your weekend. Use as many of the following as you can:
- a comparison between two unalike things using 'like' or 'as'
- a comparison between two unalike things
- A purposeful exaggeration or overstatement.
- An imitation of sound in words.
- giving human qualities/ characteristics to inanimate objects
SO... An idiom is a word or phrase which means something different from its literal meaning.
- a word or phrase which means something different from its literal meaning.