Presentation on theme: "Warm Up- Pair/Share Discuss what you know about metaphors."— Presentation transcript:
1 Warm Up- Pair/Share Discuss what you know about metaphors. Choose and say one of the three sentence frames to discuss metaphors with your partner.1)“I know that a metaphor is______. An example of a metaphor is________”.2)“I think a metaphor is__________. I think this because _______________”.3)“I do not know what a metaphor is but I can make an educated guess that it has something to do with___________.”
3 SimileA simile is a comparison between two things using like and as. Similes are often used in poems to emphasize a point.Instead of saying “He ran quickly”.He ran as fast as a cheetah.
4 Common Similes "I feel as old as dirt" "You are as slow as molasses" "She was as white as a ghost".“He ran like the wind”
5 MetaphorMakes a comparison between seemingly unlike things without “like” or “as”.Example: “This room is an Oven!”Do I mean that this classroom is an oven?Turn to your partner and tell him/her what I really mean.
6 Common Metaphors The crowd began to simmer down. -Heat is activity, and activity is heat.A recipe for disaster .-A disaster is the finished product of bad ingredients and processes.She had a raw talent for music.-Talent is only potential, and must be developed (cooked).
7 Metaphor or Simile? Can Mrs. McCown figure it out? Tim was as tall as Mount EverestSimile: uses as to compare Tim and Mount Everest.Jordan walked like an elephant on parade.Metaphor: compares Jordan and elephant without like or as.
8 Your Turn! Simile (S) or Metaphor (M) ? Use whiteboards Carrying my book bag was like dragging around a bag of boulders.Simile: uses “like” to compare book bag and boulders.She danced like she was trying to stomp on rabid squirrels.Simile: uses “like to compare dance and squirrels.Jordan’s reply was burning hot and crispy.Metaphor: compares reply with hot and crispy without using “like” or “as”.
9 Your Turn! Simile (S) or Metaphor (M) ? Use whiteboards Her hair was golden silk streaming in the afternoon breeze.Metaphor: compares hair with silk without using “like” or “as”.The algebra question x+16=30 is a sharp object jiggling around in my brainMetaphor: compares question with object without using “like” or “as”.Jan’s broken nose swelled up like a big red balloon.Simile: uses “like to compare dance and squirrels.
10 How to make a metaphor Sun, Diamond : “The sun was a diamond in the sky”.
11 Make a Metaphor Mind, Sponge What does a sponge do? Soak up liquid. Can your mind soak up anything?“Her mind was a sponge absorbing all the details”.
12 Partner Work-Create a metaphor for each pair of words. Car, refrigeratorTommy, pigCindy, mule*Remember, think how the two words can be alike.
13 Independent Work Your ticket out the door Write one sentence for each of your three metaphors explaining what the metaphors mean.Example:“The sun was a diamond in the sky”.The sun was bright, shiny and stood out against the blue of the sky.