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Descriptive Words

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Descriptive Words

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

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