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1 Interacting with Figurative Language and Poetry

2 Alliteration  Johnny Carson 9iVw Activity: Create your own tongue twister using the beginning sounds of R, S, T, or K. You must create a book page for a class book of alliteration that you will share in class tomorrow.

3 Onomatopoeia  Batman  U8UEgudQ U8UEgudQ

4 Comic book artists!  Your goal: create a comic of at least 10 frames  Depict: 1. One conflict 2. A climax (check out the plotter coaster) 3. At least 8 different sounds 4. Fully colored 5. Use “Onomatopoeia” in your title in some way

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6 Sound Devices used in Poetry  “Weather” Eve Merriam  1. What 3 poetic devices are used in this poem?  2. Why does the author repeat so many words?  3. What is the author’s purpose?

7 Sound Devices used in Poetry  “Onomatopoeia” Eve Merriam  1. What is a spigot?  2. What does the word, “sputter” mean?  3. How does the picture of the dripping spigot help you understand the poem?  4. What is the author’s purpose?  5. What are three sound words in this poem that sound like falling water?  0CfI&safe=active 0CfI&safe=active

8 Sound Devices used in Poetry  Train Tune “Louise Bogan”  How does the movement of a steam train relate to the rhythm of this poem?  What emotion does the speaker use in this poem? Why do they include this detail?  iDu7RQ&safe=active iDu7RQ&safe=active

9 Allusion EQ: What is Allusion? Why do writers use it? What do I need to identify it?  “Unbreakable” Alicia Keys safe=active safe=active  Scrubs  bH9YdDo bH9YdDo

10 Allusion Activity  List 10 characters from fairy tales, folk tales, or mythology.  Come up with 3 original examples (1-2 sentences) that allude to these characters and offer an explanation why the character you are writing about compares to the character you’re alluding to. Ex. Gillian was a modern day Sleeping Beauty. She lay motionless and radiant on the park bench.

11 Simile/Metaphor EQ: What is a simile? A metaphor? What effect do these figures of speech have on the reader? Simile examples:  She is as sweet as candy.  Bob runs like a deer.  He is as thin as a rail. Metaphor examples:  My dad is a bear in the mornings.  The bar of soap was a slippery eel sliding through my hands.  Victoria was a ray of sunshine.

12 Simile/Metaphor Love is like….  eASnnFA eASnnFA

13 Simile and Metaphor in Songs

14 Sparks Fly : Taylor Swift (Model) The way you move is like a full on rain storm And I’m a house of cards Song/Artist: Sparks Fly/ Taylor Swift Simile/Metaphor (specify which one) 1. The way you move is like a full on rain storm Explanation: This boy is like a storm that blows past her. 2. I’m a house of cards Explanation: He makes her weak in the knees.

15 Songs to Cover  A Hard Day’s Night The Beatles  Cyclone/Baby Bash feat. T-Pain  Times Like These The Foo Fighters  Heartless Kanye West  Stereo Hearts Gym Class Heroes  Times Like These The Foo Fighters  Howlin’ for You The Black Keys  She’s My Kind of Rain Tim McGraw  Slow Dancing in a Burning Room John Mayer  Tattoos on this Town Jason Aldean  Your Love is a Song

16 “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allen Poe  Read the poem (with Titanic music in the background!!) 6MmgZo&safe=active Listen to a musical version  9QbafA&feature=related&safe=active 9QbafA&feature=related&safe=active

17 “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes Take a listen:

18 The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service Johnny Cash reads the poem!  wuamwj0&feature=related&safe=active wuamwj0&feature=related&safe=active Creepy video!  muQ8wYV0&safe=active muQ8wYV0&safe=active


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