USING HUMOROUS COMMERCIALS to help determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts. This PPT task utilizes companies who regularly AND DELIBERATELY use figurative language in their commercials! Once students' eyes are open they cannot help but spot figurative language in their texts!
Ties into the Ultimate English Study Guide to expand ideas on IDENTIFYING FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Craft and Structure CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.4