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1 Trashketball Figurative Language

2 Rules of Trashketball 1. Stay in your seats at all times. 2. You will have seconds to discuss the answer to a question AND 3. Write ONE response to the question your whiteboard 4. All teams will hold up their answers. 5. If you are correct, your team will get the opportunity to shoot the correct response into the trashcan from a 1, 2, or 3 point line. 6. If the shot is made, the team gets extra- credit.

3 1 A boy told me that if he roller-skated fast enough his loneliness couldn’t catch up to him.

4 Answer Personification

5 2 Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would not take the garbage out! It filled the can, it covered the floor, It cracked the window and blocked the door, The garbage rolled on down the hall, It raised the roof, it broke the wall… At last the garbage reached so high That finally it touched the sky.

6 Answer Hyperbole

7 3 Fast breaks. Lay ups. Nothing but a hot Swish of strings like silk Ten feet out. When girls Cheered on the sidelines.

8 Answer Simile

9 4 Life is a broken- winged bird that cannot fly.

10 Answer Metaphor

11 5 It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee;- And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me.

12 Answer Hyperbole

13 6 A big room with heavy wooden tables, heavy oak chairs. To the left side the card catalogue. All those books–another world–just waiting at my fingertips.

14 Answer Metaphor

15 7 old age Sticks up Keep Off signs & youth yanks them down Old age cries youth laughs old age

16 Answer Personification

17 8 Better you should have a nose impertinent 1 as a flower, sensitive As a root; 1. Something impertinent is improperly bold or rude.

18 Answer Simile

19 9 Columbus thought he was going to India, so one could say that he was a little off course when he landed in North America.

20 Answer Understatement

21 10 Look out how you use proud words. When you let proud words go, it is not easy to call them back. They wear long boots, hard boots; they walk off proud; they can’t hear you calling– Look out how you use proud words.

22 Answer Personification

23 11 Pretty princess Penny picked priceless Peonies for her purple party.

24 Answer Alliteration

25 12 ' You can't cry over spilled milk! ' my mother always said. 'Life's not a piece of cake! ' she hammered in my head. 'That's the way it goes, ' that's the way the cookie crumbles’

26 Answer Idiom

27 13 Crack an Egg Crack an egg. Stir the butter. Break the yolk. Make it flutter. Stoke the heat. Hear it sizzle. Shake the salt, just a drizzle. Flip it over, just like that. Press it down. Squeeze it flat. Pop the toast. Spread jam thin. Say the word. Breakfast's in

28 Answer Onomatopoeia

29 14 I cried over beautiful things knowing no beautiful things last. The field of cornflower yellow is a scarf at the neck of the copper sunburned woman, the mother of the year, the taker of seeds. The northwest wind comes and the yellow is torn full of holes, new beautiful things come in the first spit of snow on the northwest wind, and the old things go, not one lasts. -Carl Sandburg

30 Answer Metaphor

31 15 Betty Botter by Mother Goose Betty Botter bought some butter, but, she said, the butter’s bitter; if I put it in my batter it will make my batter bitter, but a bit of better butter will make my batter better. So she bought a bit of butter better than her bitter butter, and she put it in her batter and the batter was not bitter. So ’twas better Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter.

32 Answer Alliteration

33 16 I was nuts about a scarlet woman with a silvery tongue, but we were just ships in the night. So much for the green light, now it’s raining cats and dogs but it’s not the end of the world.

34 Answer Idiom

35 15 Two Sunflowers Move in the Yellow Room. "Ah, William, we're weary of weather," said the sunflowers, shining with dew. "Our traveling habits have tired us. Can you give us a room with a view?" They arranged themselves at the window and counted the steps of the sun, and they both took root in the carpet where the topaz tortoises run.

36 Answer Personification


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