Figurative language

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Figurative language

  1. 1. Figurative Language metaphor Alliteration personification simile hyperbole onomatopoeia
  2. 2. Simile: a way of describing something by comparing it with something else using "like" or "as"
  3. 3. I am hungry as a horse. You run like a rabbit. He is sneaky as a snake. She is happy as a clam.                                                                                                                                                                                                       
  4. 4. Metaphor: A way of describing something by comparing it to something else
  5. 5. The girl was a fish in the water. The clown was a feather floating away.
  6. 6. Personification to compare something that is not human as if it had human characteristics
  7. 7. The flowers danced in the wind. The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution. The friendly gates welcomed us.                                                              
  8. 8. Alliteration: Repetition of the first consonant
  9. 9. Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday. Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday. Click here to read more alliterations.                                                              
  10. 10. Onomatopoeia: Words that are sounds
  11. 11. Chug chug chug!! Swish swish swish Yeeeeee Ahhhhhhhh Glippp Gluppp Gluppp                                                 
  12. 14. Idiom <ul><li>  *raining cats and dogs </li></ul><ul><li>*hold your horses </li></ul><ul><li>*put your foot in your mouth </li></ul><ul><li>*hit the books </li></ul><ul><li>*don’t bug me </li></ul><ul><li>   *get up on the wrong side of the bed </li></ul><ul><li>*in one ear and out the other </li></ul><ul><li>*butterflies in your stomach </li></ul><ul><li>*trim the tree </li></ul><ul><li>*sheer the sheets </li></ul><ul><li>A figure of speech…not a literal phrase </li></ul><ul><li>**An “Amelia Bedelia” saying </li></ul>
  13. 15. “ Pitch the tent” means to set up a tent. Baylie
  14. 16. Amelia Bedelia thought “pitch the tent” meant to throw the tent. Baylie
  15. 17. &quot;Plant the bulbs&quot; means to plant flowers in the ground. Hannah
  16. 18. Amelia Bedelia thought that &quot;plant the bulbs&quot; meant to put lightbulbs in the flower pot. Hannah
  17. 19. Now you try!!
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  20. 22. http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210124/figlan.html                                                                          
  21. 23. Review <ul><li>What are 7 types of figurative language? </li></ul><ul><li>Compare and contrast any 2. </li></ul><ul><li>How would you teach a 1 st grader to remember these? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a symbol that will help you remember each one? </li></ul>

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