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  • 1. Descriptive Words & Figurative Language
  • 2. Descriptive Words & Figures of Speech
  • 3. Writing Descriptive Words
    • Write a descriptive phrase and a figure of speech. Use the example as a guide.
    • The Eagle Author Unknown
    • The wrinkled sea
    • Beneath him crawls ;
    • He watches from
    • His mountain walls ,
    • And like a thunderbolt
    • He falls
    Is the sea wrinkled? Does water crawl? Do mountains have walls? Are eagles thunderbolts?
  • 4. Try It Out!
    • Match a phrase from each column to create a descriptive figure of speech
    • Long winding stairs are A. cross as a bear
    • The worried man was B. like vultures
    • The pirates attacked C. like worms
    • Complete each phrase:
    • 4. As fast as _________________________________
    • 5. As hungry as ______________________________
  • 5. Simile-use like or as
    • She swims like a fish.
    • He looks like an ogre.
    • She plays like a pro.
    • As tall as a giant.
    • As sneaky as a fox.
    • Write three similes of your own:
    • 1. ________________________________________
    • 2. ________________________________________
    • 3. ________________________________________
  • 6. Metaphor-no like or as
    • Someone who is tall: He is a giant. He is a
    • Someone who is nice: She is an angel.
    • Pick 3 topics from the list and write a metaphor for each
    • fast
    • slow
    • smart
    • sneaky
    • angry
    • beautiful
    • stubborn
    • short
    • silly
    • scared easily