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Complete your word families chart.
Be an active listener and copy down the notes. Ask and answer questions. Raise your hand none. Make sure you SLANT- sit up, lean in, ask questions, nod Your head and take notes.
“folk wisdom,” general advice about how to act and live Metaphorical not literal Passed down orally- use alliteration, rhyme, parallel structure, repetition of key words or phrases, and strong imagery. reflect the cultural values and physical environment from which they arise
Look before you _______. Don’t throw the ____ out with the bathwater. Where there’s a will, there’s a ____. All’s well that ends ____. Don’t count your ______ before they’ve hatched. If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it is a _________. A stitch in _______ saves nine.
Clichés are widely used, even overused, phrases that are often metaphorical in nature. Clichés often have their origins in literature, television, or movies rather than in folk tradition.
She was white as a sheet. He is bad to the bone. The tension was so thick you could cut it like butter. He stood as still as a deer in the headlights. As easy as pie. Like taking candy from a baby. You could read her like an open book.
Read “The Voter” by Chinua Achebe p Complete proverb activity
Brainstorm and complete your cartoon. Be creative. Quiet voices with your partner or the teacher only. Help each other. If you need more assistance, Raise your hand And I will come to you. You may sharpen pencils and get supplies as needed Complete all parts of the activity. Keep sidebars to a minimum.