Presentation on theme: "Predictable Poor as a church mouse. strong as an ox, cute as a button, smart as a fox. thin as a toothpick, white as a ghost, fit as a fiddle, dumb."— Presentation transcript:
1 PredictablePoor as a church mouse. strong as an ox, cute as a button, smart as a fox.thin as a toothpick, white as a ghost, fit as a fiddle, dumb as a post.bald as an eagle, neat as a pin, proud as a peacock, ugly as sin.When people are talking you know what they'll say as soon as they start to use a cliché.
2 Figurative LanguageSimile: A comparison using like or as “ Her eyes are like stars.”Metaphor: A comparison between two unlike things without using the words like or as. “ The spy shadowed the woman.”Onomatopoeia: A word that imitates a noise or sound. “ The fly buzzed past.”“ The snake hissed in anger.”
3 Personification: Giving the attributes of a person to an inanimate object.“ The wind sang her a sorrowful song.”“ The snow whispered while it fell to the ground.”Hyperbole: An extreme exaggeration.“ I nearly died laughing.”“ I tried a thousand times.”Alliteration: The repetition of initial consonant soundsin two or more words or syllables.“ She sells seashells by the seashore.”Idiom: An expression that has a meaning apartfrom the meanings of its individual words.“I lost my head.” “ Don’t fly off the handle.”
4 Choose one of the figures of speech Onomatopoeia, simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, or idiomWrite a sentences about spring using one or more of the figures of speech.Then draw a picture explaining your sentences.Work with one other partner. Place your sentences on the umbrella paper to display.