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Paul mazure unit 1 2.0

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Paul mazure unit 1 2.0

  1. 1. Recognize this?
  2. 2. simile <ul><li>Compares two unlike things using “like” or “as” </li></ul><ul><li>Compares the unknown to the known so the reader can imagine the image or concept in their mind </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ His teeth were crooked like a pile of wrecked cars.” =
  4. 4. “ Split his face like a cracked mirror” =
  5. 5. “ It was as though a pair of invisible hands had simply ripped his weapon away.” =
  6. 6. “ She swims like a dolphin.” =
  7. 7. In the movie, “Independence Day, ” alien ships ________over major cities around the world, waiting to strike. The woman ________ over her daughter ’s shoulder whenever she chatted on the internet with anyone. Syn: linger, float, loom (over) Ant: soar Definition: (v) to float or hang suspended over; to move back and forth over or around
  8. 8. hover The huge car started to hover , when we went outside.
  9. 9. ` “ The _______ worker caused the entire project to fall behind schedule.” (adj.) “ Tour guides often have to urge ________ to keep up with the rest of the group.” (noun) Syn: (n) slowpoke, straggler, (a) sluggish, lazy Ant: (n) early bird (a) swift, speedy Definition: (n) a person who moves slowly or falls behind (a) Falling behind; slow to move or act (describing a person or thing)
  10. 10. laggard (noun) Underneath the images, write a compound-complex sentence with the word “laggard.” Please underline the word.
  11. 11. laggard (adjective) Underneath the images, write a compound-complex sentence with the word “laggard.” Please underline the word.
  12. 12. “ Several students plan to _________on a History Fair project about the American Revolution.” Syn: (team up, join forces) Ant: work alone Definition: to work together
  13. 13. collaborate (verb) Underneath the images, write a compound-complex sentence with the word “collaborate.” Please underline the word.
  14. 14. imagery <ul><li>Definition: Vivid description that appeals to one or more of the five senses. </li></ul><ul><li>“Her hair was so red that it appeared to be on fire from a distance.” </li></ul><ul><li>“The deafening roar of the freight train drowned out her voice.” (hearing/sound) </li></ul><ul><li>“The foul stench rising from the boy’s shoes reminded me of a pile of dead fish.” (smell) </li></ul>

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