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Figurativelanguageoverviewpowerpointlessonandinteractivequiz

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Figurativelanguageoverviewpowerpointlessonandinteractivequiz

  1. 1. Figurative Language
  2. 2. Figurative Language In this power point you will learn about simile, metaphor, personification, alliteration, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, and idioms.
  3. 3. What is Figurative Language? Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else, you are using figurative language. “I’ve just been as busy as a bee!”
  4. 4. Personification A figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object. An example may be, “My teddy bear gave me a hug.”
  5. 5. Personification
  6. 6. Simile A simile uses the words “like” or “as” to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike. An example would be “busy as a bee”
  7. 7. Simile My dad is like a bear in the morning. I leave him alone!
  8. 8. Simile
  9. 9. Metaphor A metaphor states a fact or draws a verbal picture by using comparison. A simile would say you are like something. A metaphor is more positive – it says you are something! Example: You are what you eat.
  10. 10. Metaphor
  11. 11. Alliteration The repetition of the same initial letter, sound, or group of sounds in a series of words is. Alliteration includes tongue twisters. Example: She sells seashells by the seashore.
  12. 12. Alliteration
  13. 13. Onomatopoeia The use of a word to describe or imitate a natural sound or the sound made by an object or an action. Example: snap crackle pop
  14. 14. Onomatopoeia
  15. 15. Hyperbole An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true. Tall tales are hyperboles. Example: He was so hungry, he ate that whole cornfield for lunch, stalks and all
  16. 16. Hyperbole
  17. 17. Idioms are phrases which people use in everyday language which do not make sense literally but we understand what they mean. Example: Going bananas Idioms
  18. 18. Idiom
  19. 19. Guess the Figurative Language The 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. ______________ Personification Simile Metaphor Alliteration onomatopoeia hyperbole
  20. 20. Quiz Time! Let’s see how you do recognizing these!
  21. 21. Simile personification He is older than the hills. Find the figurative language hyperbole
  22. 22. You woke me up! I’m a bear in the morning! Try again so I can go back to sleep!
  23. 23. Great Job Kids! Now we can make more porridge!
  24. 24. Simile personification The lake is as smooth as glass. Find the figurative language idiom
  25. 25. You woke me up! I’m a bear in the morning! Try again so I can go back to sleep!
  26. 26. Great Job Kids! Now we can make more porridge!
  27. 27. alliteration personification Time creeps up on you. Find the figurative language idiom
  28. 28. You woke me up! I’m a bear in the morning! Try again so I can go back to sleep!
  29. 29. Great Job Kids! Now we can make more porridge!
  30. 30. alliteration onomatopoeia Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Find the figurative language idiom
  31. 31. You woke me up! I’m a bear in the morning! Try again so I can go back to sleep!
  32. 32. Great Job Kids! Now we can make more porridge!
  33. 33. metaphor onomatopoeia To get what I wanted, I had to pay through the nose. Find the figurative language idiom
  34. 34. You woke me up! I’m a bear in the morning! Try again so I can go back to sleep!
  35. 35. Great Job Kids! Now we can make more porridge!
  36. 36. metaphor onomatopoeia Bang! Bang! Find the figurative language simile
  37. 37. You woke me up! I’m a bear in the morning! Try again so I can go back to sleep!
  38. 38. Great Job Kids! Now we can make more porridge!
  39. 39. metaphor hyperbole The moon is a giant face. Find the figurative language simile
  40. 40. You woke me up! I’m a bear in the morning! Try again so I can go back to sleep!
  41. 41. Great Job Kids! You finished!
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