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  1. 1. Metaphors and Similes in Nature
  2. 2. Objective <ul><li>Students will take pictures to describe a simile or metaphor and construct an iphoto book. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do Now <ul><li>Compose a simile or metaphor for the following picture. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Review A simile is the comparison of two unlike things using the words “like” or “as” For example: As cold as a dog’s nose. He was slow like a snail.
  5. 5. A metaphor also compares two things, but it does it more directly without using “as” or “like”. <ul><li>For Example: </li></ul><ul><li>The shop was a little gold mine. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Simile <ul><li>The clouds were fluffy like cotton wool. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Simile <ul><li>Carlos sings like a bird </li></ul>
  8. 8. Metaphor <ul><li>Her personality is a sour lemon </li></ul>
  9. 9. Metaphor <ul><li>The fruit stand is a rainbow of colors. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Simile <ul><li>Nancy is as lazy as a sleeping dog. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Simile <ul><li>Milton is hungry as a horse. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Simile <ul><li>The paper mache bowl is as delicate as a flower </li></ul>
  13. 13. Simile <ul><li>The building is as tall as a mountain </li></ul>
  14. 14. Simile <ul><li>He is like a rolling stone </li></ul>
  15. 15. Your Assignment <ul><li>Take 10 nature pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Write 5 similes and 5 metaphors to describe your picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Use iphoto to make a simile/metaphor book. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure you label each picture as either a metaphor or a simile </li></ul>
  16. 16. Your Assignment <ul><li>Make sure you utilize photo techniques learned in previous lessons </li></ul><ul><li>For example, use of Macros, lighting, rule of 3rds, framing, perspective and angles. </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun and good luck. </li></ul><ul><li>Click Away! </li></ul>