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Layer C. You must complete
8. This section can be done during reading.
* indicates something everyone
- *Complete the daily word
sort with word list given by teacher. There will be a new sheet weekly
and a weekly test.
Mon- Free Sort, Tues-
Teacher Sort, Wed- Buddy Sort, Thurs – ABC Sort
- *Make flash cards with the
definition and an example of Figurative Language, Alliteration, Simile,
Metaphor, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Hyperbole, Synonyms,
- Use 5 different forms of
figurative language to describe your group book. This can be in
sentence form, paragraph form, or poetic form.
- Find 5 examples of any
figurative language in your group book and write it in your journal.
- Read five poems and find a
form of figurative language in each poem. Record them in your journal.
- Make a figurative Language
Awards Bookmark from your reading group book.
- Do the Synonyms Practice
- Do the Similes Worksheet.
- Do the Metaphor Worksheet.
- Do the Personification
Layer B- You must complete 3.
- In a group of no more than
4 construct a brief skit with the title Simile and Metaphor Go To
The _________________. The first character, Simile, can only talk
in similes (comparisons between two unlike things using “like” or “as”)
and Metaphor can only talk in metaphors (direct comparisons between two
- Make up a song Titled the
Onomatopoeia Song to the tune of another song. Make sure you have the
definition and examples of Onomatopoeias in the song. (optional) Make
up posters or props to go with the song. Teach the class the song.
- Choose several vivid or
humorous Oxymorons’ (you can find some on-line). Make up two of your
own Oxymoron’s. You are going to share all of these with the class and
they are going to try and guess which one you made up and which one you
- Make up a synonym
concentration game. Play with others.
- Do the Creating Figurative
Layer A- You must complete
- Personification is where
you give distinct human qualities, e.g. Honesty, emotion, mood ect. To
an animal, object or idea. Choose something in nature for example a
tree and write a 3 poems using personification. One poem must be a
limerick, one a haiku, and one a rhyming poem example: AABB, ABAB,
- Complete the Headline
- Write an essay describing
figurative language in your own words. Explain why it is important to
writing, what your favorite form of it is and why, and how to use it.