Mini Lesson Demo

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Mini Lesson Demo

  1. 1. Demonstration Mini-Lesson<br />Reading-Writing Connection: Simile<br />
  2. 2. Forrest Gump<br />Image Source: http://optimusfilms.20m.com/directors/rz/<br />
  3. 3. My momma always said,<br />“Life was like a box of chocolates.<br />You never know what you’re gonna get.”<br />
  4. 4. Shrek<br />Image Source: http://www.aolcdn.com/blogs/shrek-400b0301.jpg<br />
  5. 5. Ogres are like onions. <br />They stink? <br />Yes. No. <br />Oh . . . they make you cry. <br />No! <br />Oh, you leave ’em out in the sun, they get all brown, start sproutin’ little white hairs. <br />NO. Layers. Onions have layers. Ogres have layers. Onions have layers. You get it? We both have layers. [sighs] <br />Oh, you both have layers. Oh.<br />
  6. 6. Simile: a figure of speech in which two unlike things are compared using the words “like” or “as”<br /> is/are like <br /> because <br /> is/are like <br /> because <br /> is/are like <br /> because <br />
  7. 7. Similes from Forrest Gump and Shrek<br />Life is like a box of chocolates because you never know what you’re going to get.<br />Ogres are like onions because they both have layers.<br />
  8. 8. Because the way you grow old is kind of like an onion or like the rings inside a tree trunk or like my little wooden dolls that fit one inside the other, each year inside the next one. That’s how being eleven years old is.<br />Only today I wish I didn’t have only eleven years rattling inside me like pennies in a tin Band-Aid box.<br />
  9. 9. Similes from “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros<br />The way you grow old is like an onion because each year fits inside the next one<br />The way you grow old is like the rings inside a tree trunk because . . .<br />The way you grow old is like my little wooden dolls because . . .<br />

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