2 What is personification? Personification is giving human characteristics to everyday ideas, objects, and animals.Examples:The sun peeked happily from behind a cloud.The trees danced back and forth in the wind.The car happily squealed down the highway.It was time to go home, but the bell refused to ring.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
3 What is alliteration?Alliteration occurs when a series of words in a row (or close to a row) have the same first consonant sound.ExamplesShe sells sea-shells down by the sea-shorePeter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled PeppersAside from tongue twisters, alliteration is also used in poems, song lyrics, and even store or brand names.
4 We use these all the time without even realizing it! What is hyperbole?A hyperbole is an extreme and oftentimes ridiculous exaggerationExamples:I stood in line for an eternity just to get the Xbox One.She thinks of her crush at least a million times a day.I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.We use these all the time without even realizing it!
5 What is a simile?A simile is a comparison of two unlike things using like or as.Examples:The puppy wiggled like a worm.His temper was as explosive as a volcano.
6 What is a metaphor?The comparison of one thing to another without the use of like or as.Examples:She has a heart of gold.There was a rainbow of flavors in the pizza tonight.Young love is a vibrant red rose, newly plucked.The moon is a giant flashlight.
7 What is onomatopoeia?A word that imitates the sound that it represents.Examples:The cash register popped open with a heart warming ca-ching.The bird’s chirp filled the empty night air.Her heels clacked on the hardwood floor.
8 Figurative Language Sort As a group sort the strips into the correct categoryUse your notes to helpThere are 8 examples of each type of figurative languageWhen you think you have it, I will check