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1 Personification Story Written and Presentation Created By, Ms. Duke

2 Personification Personification is giving human qualities, feelings, action, or characteristics to inanimate (non-living) objects.

3 Directions: List all examples of personification in the story.

4 It was Friday afternoon, and I was ready for the weekend to begin. As I walked home from school, the wind sang her mournful song through the falling trees. The snow whispered as it fell to the ground. A car drove by. The car engine coughed and sputtered as it sped down the road. Rain began to fall and the rain kissed my cheeks as it fell.

5 What are the examples of personification in the paragraph that we just read? Here is the paragraph again

6 It was Friday afternoon, and I was ready for the weekend to begin. As I walked home from school, the wind sang her mournful song through the falling trees. The snow whispered as it fell to the ground. A car drove by. The car engine coughed and sputtered as it sped down the road. Rain began to fall and the rain kissed my cheeks as it fell.

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11 LETS CONTINUE THE STORY…

12 When I arrived home, I grabbed a microwave dinner out of the freezer and popped it into the microwave. The microwave timer told me that my TV dinner was done and ready to be taken out. I cut some fresh strawberries to go with my dinner. The strawberries seemed to sing, “Eat me first.” Suddenly the ground began to shake. An earthquake had begun.

13 What are the examples of personification in the paragraph that we just read? Here is the paragraph again

14 When I arrived home, I grabbed a microwave dinner out of the freezer and popped it into the microwave. The microwave timer told me that my TV dinner was done and ready to be taken out. I cut some fresh strawberries to go with my dinner. The strawberries seemed to sing, “Eat me first.” Suddenly the ground began to shake. An earthquake had begun.

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17 LETS CONTINUE THE STORY…

18 The china danced on the shelves during the earthquake. One plate screamed, “Help, I’m going to fall.” The clock on the wall looked at me and stopped as if it were the end of the world. Suddenly the earthquake ceased. I know that the quake had sent shivers up the spine of my house.

19 What are the examples of personification in the paragraph that we just read? Here is the paragraph again

20 The china danced on the shelves during the earthquake. One plate screamed, “Help, I’m going to fall.” The clock on the wall looked at me and stopped as if it were the end of the world. Suddenly the earthquake ceased. I know that the quake had sent shivers up the spine of my house.

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25 LETS CONTINUE THE STORY…

26 Later that night, I turned on the television. The T.V. spoke of the news from earlier this afternoon. I saw buildings toppled over and a news reporter standing in the middle of the wreckage. A video camera had observed the whole scene. I thought to myself, “Boy oh boy I am lucky to be alive!!”

27 What are the examples of personification in the paragraph that we just read? Here is the paragraph again

28 Later that night, I turned on the television. The T.V. spoke of the news from earlier this afternoon. I saw buildings toppled over and a news reporter standing in the middle of the wreckage. A video camera had observed the whole scene. I thought to myself, “Boy oh boy I am lucky to be alive!!”

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31 Personification Assignment Directions: Write your own short story (1/2 page min.) or a really good beginning to a short story using five examples of personification in your writing. Underline the five examples of personification in your story.


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