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BELLWORK Literary Devices. Monday, March 5 1. Onomatopoeia- words that mimic the sounds they describe. 2. Metaphor- a comparison of two unlike things.

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1 BELLWORK Literary Devices

2 Monday, March 5 1. Onomatopoeia- words that mimic the sounds they describe. 2. Metaphor- a comparison of two unlike things 3. Personification- a metaphor giving inanimate objects or ideas human characteristics 4. Hyperbole- an over-exaggeration for effect 5. Simile- a comparison using “like” or “as”

3 Monday, March 5 Pre-AP 1. Onomatopoeia- words that mimic the sounds they describe. 2. Metaphor- a comparison of two unlike things 3. Personification- a metaphor giving inanimate objects or ideas human characteristics 4. Hyperbole- an over-exaggeration for effect 5. Simile- a comparison using “like” or “as” avid- adj.- enthusiastic; ardent bliss- noun- serene happiness deft- adj.- moving or acting in a skillful way dispersed-verb- become less dense by scattering; dispelled dubiously-adv.- doubtfully

4 Tuesday, March 6 6. Sound devices- techniques used to convey meaning through sound. (Types of sound devices include rhyme, assonance, consonance, alliteration, and onomatopoeia). 7. Alliteration- is the repetition of similar sounds at the beginnings of words. 8. Assonance- Repetition of a vowel sound in a series of words. 9. Consonance- repetition of consonant sounds in a series of words.

5 Wednesday, March 7 Write the example of figurative language and then label it with the correct term. 1. Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. 2. I am so hungry I could eat a horse. 3. The light was pulsing, throbbing, in a steady rhythm.

6 Thursday, March 8 Write the example of figurative language and then label it with the correct term. 1. She sells sea shells by the seashore. 2. The sad thoughts collected in her eyes and rolled down her cheeks. 3. Time stood still.

7 Thursday Answer Consonance: She sells sea shells by the seashore. Alliteration: She sells sea shells by the seashore.

8 Thursday, March 8 Pre-AP Write the sentence, then punctuate the dialogue correctly. Being an avid reader helps me learn new vocabulary! Robert informed his teacher I love going skiing in Colorado Sydney said with a blissful expression Once the one minute bell rings the children will disperse commented the teacher I’m not sure we will be able to rescue our father Meg said dubiously

9 Friday, March 10 Write the example of figurative language and then label it with the correct term. 1. As sly as a fox. 2.Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary. 3. Snap, crackle, pop!

10 Friday Answer Alliteration: While I pondered weak and weary….


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