Announcements and Reminders for Thursday,/Friday May 16/17, 2019:
There are 9 days of school left. Get caught up if you need to, and stay strong!
Classroom library books should all be returned by Friday, May 17.
All late work, revised work, and extra credit are due by May 22 - Wednesday.
BRING A PHOTO
You will need to bring a photo of yourself doing something -- by May 20/21. We are going to use them to make small posters. You will write about that experience using figurative language.
A-Day: If you didn't get a poem checked off last time, please do it today or ASAP!
The test on word parts will be on May 22nd/23rd.
Is there anyone who still needs to finish state testing?
The rest of the year --
A Day 14th Practice word parts with Kahoot/ Book Groups -- assign posters
A Day 16th Book Groups -- Learn about figurative language
A Day 20th BRING YOUR PHOTO!! We will make the posters today. book groups
A Day 22nd Test on Word Parts and share posters -- book groups
A Day 24th Watch The Outsiders -- about 60 minutes
A Day -- 29th Watch The Outsiders -- about 60 minutes Bring treats if you wish!
The rest of the year for B Day --
B Day 15th book groups, practice word parts, figurative language assignment --
B Day 17th book groups, learn about figurative language
B Day 21st BRING YOUR PHOTO! Make Posters -- Watch The Outsiders
B Day 23rd Word Parts Test -- The Outsiders -- Bring treats if you wish.
May 28 is Yearbook Day
Targets for Today:
I can read and discuss a book.
I can recognize and write 7 types of figurative language.
Today’s Agenda for Thursday/Friday, May 16/17, 2019:
A-Day Students -- If you didn't get a poem checked off last time, please do it today or ASAP.
1. Book Groups
2. More on the figurative language assignment
Literal Language and Figurative Language
Literal language means exactly what it says, while figurative language uses similes, metaphors, hyperbole, and personification to describe something often through comparison with something different.
Imagery -- descriptive or figurative language, language that appeals to the five senses
Should you need more:
"A hook shot kisses the rim. . . "
from "Fast Break" by Edward Hirsch
Figurative Language with Song Lyrics PowerPoint
Alliteration example from Adeleigh W. :
Baby Billy broke my big brother's bottle of blobs, but built it back together by bananas, and Billy's buddies (Bilbo, Bach, Bonnie, Brian, Brianna, Becca, Benny, Ben, Bill, Bob, and Breatta) dropped by to buy the bottles of blueish, brownish blobs.
More figurative language: alliteration, assonance
(with Grammar Rock Sentence Game)
A1 Alliteration --
One student sentence: "Five ferrets freaked out for their friend, Frank Fally while four to fifteen other ferrets ate fabulous fish." -- Adeleigh W.
Awesome Attention to Alliteration!
Tons of Hyperbole!
The word hyperbole comes from --
2. Book Groups
Meet Briefly to decide which pages you will discuss today.
Read for 30 minutes
Write in your composition book or on a sheet of paper --
One comment, one question, and, if you have one, one AHA moment.
If You Were Absent:
See Canvas for the stations information about the figurative language we used in class.
Help and Enrichment
Bring a photo of yourself doing something.
Figurative Language and Your Assignment
Figuratively Speaking Poster
By May _________– for English class
Bring a photo of yourself DOING SOMETHING.
In class you will create a poster about that photo including
-1 onomatopoeia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9GqATedqPQ
Extra credit for alliteration (at least three or more repetitions of a sound)
Sample picture and Figurative Language
from the famous Ms. Dorsey
Though the night was as dark as pitch, (simile/comparison)
seeing the play Nosferatu live on stage was a dream come true. (metaphor)
We were dying to meet the actor who played the title role. (hyperbole)
You can tell that the camera loved us as we danced with the vampire after the show. (personification)
Thud, thud, stomp, stomp went our feet. (onomatopoeia)
This was a vampire who neither sparkled nor made girls swoon,
but spending time with him was a thriller. (allusions)
Very soon the villainous, vigorous, voracious vampire
vanished from view. (alliteration)
Extra Credit: Memorize Poetry -- You could pick one of these to learn.