"To identify and explain different types of figurative language."
Figurative Language is when words are used to describe something in a creative way. It helps bring stories and poems to life with vivid descriptions. It is used to make writing more interesting and helps readers visualise what is being written.
Work together in groups: Q: What is the difference between a metaphor and a simile?
Work together in pairs: What is an example of a metaphor?
Brain break: Draw a cartoon and use the word 'boom'.
Which is an example of hyperbole?
- I'm so hungry I could eat a million burgers.
- I'm feeling a bit under the weather.
- He's as strong as an ox.
Which is an example of personification?
- The wind whispered in my ear
- She smiled like the sun
- The tree was swaying in the breeze
- He was as tall as a mountain
Which is an example of alliteration?
- The happy girl smile.
- The river had red flowers floating in it.
- The cat slept quietly.
- The wind whistled wildly.
Do you feel you have a better understanding now?
Work by yourself to show your own understanding. Take an exit ticket off the display board when you are done with your AFL slip.