Presentation on theme: "American Legends 5.1.2. A legend is a story passed down from generation to generation and is popularly accepted as historical. Can you think of some American."— Presentation transcript:
o - ri - gi - nal The original American flag had only thirteen stars representing the original thirteen colonies.
original = new or the very first created adj Spanish = original
saun - ter - ed The tall lubmerjack sauntered over to the towering tree.
sauntered = walked slowly verb Some synonyms for saunter are: stroll meander ramble rove mosey amble Spanish = paseo
wring She had to wring out her towel before hanging it back up on the towel rack.
wring = to squeeze or twist verb Wring is an irregular verb like sing: sing, sang, sung ring, rang, rung sink, sank, sunk drink, drank, drunk and so wring and wrung or fling and flung Spanish = retorcer
exaggerate = make something bigger than it is verb A common word for an exaggeration is a tall tale or a fish story A fancy literary word for an exaggeration is a hyperbole Spanish = exagerar, axageracion
Hyperbole Arizona Weather Well, some folks don't like the weather in Arizona, but I ain't one of 'em. Why, the air in Arizona is so fine, tourists stop over the state line just to fill their tires with it. Course, Arizona does get rather hot. But since we started shippin' in ice from California, our hens don't lay hard boiled eggs no more.