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Provide one example of EACH type of figurative language: 1. Simile 2. Metaphor 3. Hyperbole 4. Alliteration 5. Assonance 6. Personification.

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1 Provide one example of EACH type of figurative language: 1. Simile 2. Metaphor 3. Hyperbole 4. Alliteration 5. Assonance 6. Personification

2 1. Add correct punctuation and capitalization. Hey everybody shouted the guide look at This 700-foot high sand dune 2. What kind of sentence? (interrogative, imperative, or declarative) The number of bacteria in each quart of backyard soil is 30 times the world’s population. 3. What part of a book is an alphabetical listing of terms used in the book, along with the definitions? 4. Write the correct form of the adjective noisy. Lulabelle is the __________ of the three elephants. 1. A lady tells a story about events at the World’s Largest Maple Syrup Festival. She narrates the story as an outside observer. The point of view is: (a)first person (b) second person (c) third person

3 Expository (informational) Writing Prompt: What is the difference between a domestic cat and a wild cat? How are they alike? List your findings in a Venn diagram. WARM UP 9-18-2013 Domestic catWild cat

4 “Alliteration Annoys Alex” “Alliteration Annoys Alex”  Alliteration is the repetition of sounds. For instance, Tiny Tim trampled all over the tentative tulips. is an alliterative sentence. 1. Write three sentences, each one of which is alliterative. “Now I Lay me Down to Sleep” “Now I Lay me Down to Sleep”  Lie, lay – who can tell the difference? You can if you memorize this: You lie down for a nap. Yesterday, you lay down for a nap. You lay something down on the table. 2. Write three sentences that use lie and lay correctly. Warm Up 9-19-2013

5 I Sail Over the Bleachers… Write two paragraphs describing the following scene: Andy Pettitte throws a nasty pitch, but Trot Nixon hits the ball out of the park, winning the game. Write the first paragraph in the third person from the perspective of a fan in the stands, and the second paragraph in the first person from the perspective of the baseball.


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