Students especially love playing with figurative speech in the Stump the Students Game
included with this material.
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Through concrete lighthouse examples
, learners also see rhetorical devices that relate to their best ideas in ways that stump the opposite team.
Writing with figurative language in these tasks
- allows students to expand their creative ideas by comparing their thoughts with related images. Examples are included as illustrations.
To get used to writing with figurative language,
students will choose an icon that interests them and then they compare that image to an essay idea. For instance they might choose a lighthouse.
Includes common core standard mastery of all middle and secondary figurative speech standards such as
• L.11-12.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
o Interpret figures of speech (e.g., hyperbole, paradox) in context and analyze their role in the text.
o Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.
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