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  • 1. Figurative Language
  • 2. Figurative LanguageIn this power point youwill learn aboutsimile, metaphor, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, and idioms.
  • 3. What is Figurative Language?Whenever you describe something bycomparing it with something else, youare using figurative language.“I’ve just beenas busy as abee!”
  • 4. PersonificationA figure of speech in which human characteristicsare given to an animal or an object.An example may be,“My teddy bear gave me a hug.”
  • 5. Personification
  • 6. SimileA simile uses the words“like” or “as” to compare oneobject or idea with another tosuggest they are alike.An example would be“busy as a bee”
  • 7. SimileMy dad is like abear in themorning. I leavehim alone!
  • 8. Simile
  • 9. MetaphorA metaphor states a fact or draws a verbal picture by usingcomparison.A simile would say you are like something. A metaphor ismore positive – it says you are something!Example: You are what you eat.
  • 10. Metaphor
  • 11. AlliterationThe repetition of thesame initial letter, sound,or group of sounds in aseries of words is.Alliteration includestongue twisters.Example: She sellsseashells by theseashore.
  • 12. Alliteration
  • 13. OnomatopoeiaThe use of a word to describe or imitate a naturalsound or the sound made by an object or an action.Example: snap crackle pop
  • 14. Onomatopoeia
  • 15. HyperboleAn exaggeration that is so dramatic that no onewould believe the statement is true.Tall tales are hyperboles.Example: He was so hungry, heate that whole cornfield for lunch,stalks and all
  • 16. Hyperbole
  • 17. Idioms are phrases which people use in everydaylanguage which do not make sense literally but weunderstand what they mean.Example: Going bananasIdioms
  • 18. Idiom
  • 19. Guess the Figurative LanguageThe flowers danced in the gentle breeze. ______________This house is as clean as a whistle. ___________Her hair is silk. _______________Rabbits running over roses. _______________Crash, bang, boom. ________________That is as big as an elephant. ______________PersonificationSimileMetaphorAlliterationonomatopoeiahyperbole
  • 20. Quiz Time!Let’s see how you do recognizing these!
  • 21. Simile personificationHe is older than the hills.Find the figurative languagehyperbole
  • 22. You woke me up!I’m a bear in themorning! Tryagain so I can goback to sleep!
  • 23. Great Job Kids!Now we canmake moreporridge!
  • 24. Simile personificationThe lake is as smooth as glass.Find the figurative languageidiom
  • 25. You woke me up!I’m a bear in themorning! Tryagain so I can goback to sleep!
  • 26. Great Job Kids!Now we canmake moreporridge!
  • 27. alliteration personificationTime creeps up on you.Find the figurative languageidiom
  • 28. You woke me up!I’m a bear in themorning! Tryagain so I can goback to sleep!
  • 29. Great Job Kids!Now we canmake moreporridge!
  • 30. alliteration onomatopoeiaPeter Piper picked a peck of pickledpeppers.Find the figurative languageidiom
  • 31. You woke me up!I’m a bear in themorning! Tryagain so I can goback to sleep!
  • 32. Great Job Kids!Now we canmake moreporridge!
  • 33. metaphor onomatopoeiaTo get what I wanted, I had to paythrough the nose.Find the figurative languageidiom
  • 34. You woke me up!I’m a bear in themorning! Tryagain so I can goback to sleep!
  • 35. Great Job Kids!Now we canmake moreporridge!
  • 36. metaphor onomatopoeiaBang! Bang!Find the figurative languagesimile
  • 37. You woke me up!I’m a bear in themorning! Tryagain so I can goback to sleep!
  • 38. Great Job Kids!Now we canmake moreporridge!
  • 39. metaphor hyperboleThe moon is a giant face.Find the figurative languagesimile
  • 40. You woke me up!I’m a bear in themorning! Tryagain so I can goback to sleep!
  • 41. Great JobKids!You finished!
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