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  1. Figurative Language I SOP HAM Idiom Simile Onomatopoeia Personification Hyperbole Alliteration Metaphor

  2. Idiom • “Figure of speech”

  3. Idiom • Group of words that say one thing, but mean something completely different.

  4. Examples of Idioms: “It was a piece of cake!” Meaning: It was easy to do

  5. Examples of Idioms: • “Keep your eyes peeled!” • Meaning: • Watch Carefully

  6. Put your money where your mouth is. Meaning: Don’t just talk about something, buy it or invest in it.

  7. You are dead meat! • I’m angry with you. (threatening)

  8. Now think of your OWN idioms to write and illustrate! Or visit: http://www.idiomsbykids.com/

  9. Simile • Comparing two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”

  10. Simile • The 2 unlike things do have to have at least one thing in common though…

  11. Examples of Simile: Jennifer eats like a pig. (Both Jennifer and a pig are messy eaters)

  12. Examples of Simile: • Jake was as happy as a kitten with a new ball of yarn. • (both Jake and the kitten • are happy)

  13. Check out this Simile and Idiom Video Teachers: You’ll need to log on, then if you get a blank screen, hit “refresh”

  14. Now see if you can find the similes on this site:http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/simileclassics.html

  15. Onomatopoeia • A word that imitates the sound it describes

  16. Examples of Onomatopoeia: • Bang • Buzz • Crash • Ring

  17. Look at the pictures on this site:http://www.worsleyschool.net/socialarts/onomato/poeia.htmlWhat examples of onomatopoeia can you think of?

  18. Personification • Describing something non-human, as if it were human

  19. Examples of Personification: • Thecouch groaned under the weight of the entire family. • The dog cried pitifully.

  20. Follow this link for more examples!http://www.learnnc.org/media/lessons/JaniceLane5232002893/1Samples.rtf

  21. Hyperbole Huge exaggeration, usually involving humor

  22. Examples of Hyperbole: He was so angry, steam came out of his ears.

  23. Examples ofHyperbole: • She practiced the piano for such a long time, her fingers bled.

  24. Now check out some more examples of hyperbole written by kids! Worsley School Hyperboleand watch the…Simile and Hyperbole Video(5 min) Teachers: You’ll need to log on, then if you get a blank screen, hit “refresh”

  25. Alliteration • Repeating the • first consonant • sound of a word • in neighboring words

  26. Examples of Alliteration: • She sells sea shells • Two tricky trains • Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

  27. Click here to examine:Alliteration in Poetryand watch this Alliteration Video ClipTeachers: You’ll need to log on, then if you get a blank screen, hit “refresh”

  28. Metaphor • Comparing two unlike things by saying one IS or WAS the other

  29. Examples of Metaphor: • My mother is a blanket, warm and comforting. • The train was a howling monster as it hurtled down the track.

  30. Here are some examples of poems about families that use metaphorshttp://www.teachervision.fen.com/poetry/literary-techniques/5453.htmlListen as your teacher reads them.Then write your own poem about your family using metaphors.