Who can remember the types of figurative language that we have covered this term?
"I can identify and explain similes.
I can identify and explain alliteration.
I can identify and explain metaphors.
I can identify and explain personification."
It can help make stories and descriptions more interesting. It can help you improve your writing. Figurative language can also be funny.
How do you feel about your understanding of figurative language so far?
- I am confident that I understand.
- I understand most of it.
- I am not sure and need to understand similes better.
- I am not sure and need to understand metaphors better.
- I am not sure and need to understand alliteration better.
- I am not sure and need to understand personification better.
Work together in pairs: Q: What is an example of a simile about the UAE?
Work together in pairs: Q: What is an example of personification about UAE food?
Brain break: Create a drawing of the Burj Khalifa and write down 2 adjectives to describe it.
Which is an example of alliteration?
- The camel is as brown as the sand.
- The clever camel came carefully towards Cameron.
- The repetition of the same letter at the beginning of many words in a sentence.
Which is an example of a metaphor?
- The boy is a star.
- The boy is as bright as a star.
- The stars danced in the sky.
- A comparison of two unlike things without using the words 'like' or 'as'