The Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury Figurative Language Power Point and Quiz
This is an entertaining and colorful 29 slide power point presentation and worksheet which introduces the figurative language in the classic short story, The Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury. It focuses on the six most common kinds of figurative language used by the author; simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, synecdoche and oxymoron. This packet contains,
1) The Sound of Thunder Figurative Language Power Point and Workshop
This is a 29 slide interactive Power point presentation with attractive clipart and graphics. The first six slides are presented as a workshop which teaches the concepts on these six types of figurative language using examples from the novel, "The Outsides," by SE Hinton. .
The student is then given a worksheet/quiz with 20 new examples of figurative language from the book, some of which have more than one type of figurative language. The rest of this PPT actively reviews the answers on this worksheet from the Sound of Thunder. .
2) A worksheet which can also be used as a quiz with 23 new passages from story containing the different types of figurative language with accompanying answer sheets. Again the answers are also attractively presented in the Power Point Presentation.
3) A Figurative Language Workshop which teaches your students the concepts of figurative language such as simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, oxymoron, and synecdoche.
I spent a great deal of time on this Power Point and I am sure your students will enjoy it and better understand these important literary concepts.
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