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Learners will read and analyze the creepy paranormal short story "The Cremation of Sam McGee" by Robert Service. They will pay attention to and analyze the figurative language Simile, Metaphor, Idiom, Hyperbole, Personification, Onomatopoeia, and Synecdoche. (We know...that's a rare one, but there's one in the story!)
TEXT: The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service LEVEL: 6-12 COMMON CORE: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4
This PowerPoint Presentation starts with 7 slides of definitions of the figurative language terms and examples. The next 21 slides feature examples from the short story.
The poem is not included in this resource. This is a PowerPoint activity to be used to identify the figurative language in "The Cremation of Sam McGee" by Robert Service.
An added bonus for all you Accelerated Reader schools..."The Cremation of Sam McGee" by Robert Service has an A.R. quiz for your students to take.