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  1. Descriptive Language Sensory Details Figurative Language

  2. Let’s Check your prior knowledgeTask 1 • Read and identify the following: • Sensory details • You wouldn’t believe what happened yesterday! It was such a stormy night! The sky was pitch black and the angry thunder kept sending loud bangs across the sky. Afterwards lightning answered back by sending luminous lights across the sky. Before we knew it, wet droplets of rain started pouring down. The noisy percussions were like loud drum bangs. Everyone was so scared and kept looking at the warlike weather. This horrible atmosphere lasted for about an hour. Suddenly, the rain stopped and a fresh breeze of cool air blew. Fragrant smells of roses began to fill the air. The beetles started crackling and the rustling leaves began to play their soft music. After an hour of terror, everything came back to normal!!!

  3. Task 2 • Read and identify the following: • Figurative Language(Personification-Metaphor-Simile-Onomatopoeia) • You wouldn’t believe what happened yesterday! It was such a stormy night! The sky was pitch black and the angry thunder kept sending loud bangs across the sky. Afterwards lightning answered back by sending luminous lights across the sky. Before we knew it, wet droplets of rain started pouring down. The noisy percussions were like loud drum bangs. Everyone was so scared and kept looking at the warlike weather. This horrible atmosphere lasted for about an hour. Suddenly, the rain stopped and a fresh breeze of cool air blew. Fragrant smells of roses began to fill the air. The beetles started crackling and the rustling leaves began to play their soft music. After an hour of terror, everything came back to normal!!!

  4. Figurative LanguageHyperboles • Examples • I waited in line for millions of years • I have waited for ages to get my driving license • I have tons of homework

  5. Hyperboles • A hyperbole is a type of figurative language that is an exaggeration.

  6. Oxymoron • An organized mess • The light load of books • This is seriously funny • This is pretty ugly • Unbiased opinion • Living dead

  7. Oxymoron • Oxymoron: is a figure of speech in which opposite or contradictory terms appear side by side. • The two contradictory words combine together and form a new meaning that is metaphorically meaningful.

  8. Alliteration • Peter Piper picked a peck of pickle peppers. • The consonant sound “P” is repeated.

  9. Alliteration • Alliteration(Elements of music) • The repetition of a single consonant sound

  10. Assonance • Old oranges have stinky odor. • The vowel sound “O” is repeated.

  11. Assonance • ..Assonance(Elements of music) • The repetition of a single vowel sound

  12. Task 3 • In your groups, you will do the following: • 1.Write descriptive poems to describe your games • 2.Paraphrase using the first person point of view(I) • 3.Rubrics: • Use sensory details(All five of them) • Use figurative language(At least 5 of them) • At least one stanza(Not less than 8 lines) • Extra credit • Use 7 figurative language elements. • Write 2 stanzas instead of 1.