Thursday, August 29, 2013

Figurative Language

1. IWBAT present my dream for a better future.
2. IWBAT identify the internal and external traits of Amir from Seedfolks.
3. IWBAT define and identify similes and metaphors.

Figurative language is when you mean
something that's not exactly what you say.

1. Do Now: complete sentence or fragment review

2. I, Too, Have a Dream: share visualizations of MLK's dream and present speech
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."
-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

3. Seedfolks:

  • Review jigsaw presentation characters: Curtis, Nora, Maricela
  • Read and analyze Amir (pp. 73-81)

4. Figurative Language Rap: complete the blanks with the words you hear

5. Figurative Language Notes & Practice:
  • a SIMILE compares two unlike things using like or as
  • a METAPHOR directly compares two unlike things (no like or as)
  • a HYPERBOLE is an exaggeration 

6. Independent Practice:

7. Exit Slip: Socrative

Homework: Complete Sentence or Fragment? #3

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