Today you get to choose what you want to dive deeper into! Choose one of the following choices to deepen your understanding of concepts.
Think about the simile Stephanie used to describe her friendship with Helie. Then think about a relationship in your own life. The relationship can be family, friends etc, and it doesn't necessarily have to be positive.
-Make your own Google Doc and put in your class folder.
*Describe that relationship using figurative language to help us understand the connection between you.
Use metaphor, simile, hyperbole, or personification in your writing.
*Extension, begin writing a snapshot narrative of a moment in time that best shows your relationship and how it fits your figurative language similarly to how Helie and Stephanie did in the "Kimchi and Cornbread" article.
Post to Kidblog on the following.
1. Read the following article from December 7th in the Washington Post.
2. Then use at least two compound sentences to respond to this article by first summarizing what the article was about and then giving a personal response. For your personal response, try to explain how it connects to some of the topics we've explored concerning conflicts, stereotypes, and honoring differences.
Challenge: Use a figurative language in your personal response.
1. Choose one of the following videos reviewing figurative language.
2. Pick two examples to label and explain thoroughly on Padlet. http://padlet.com/MissLehman/FigurativeLanguageVideos
3. Open your Notability Notes with your lyrics and Taylor Swift example. Record examples of figurative language from the videos that you like and will help you remember the concepts.
Click here to go to the Figurative Language Page and scroll down to access video choices.
Find three pieces of figurative language from your IRB and post it to the following Padlet with analysis about what each helped you understand in the story about a character, conflict, or setting.
1. Excerpt from IRB
2. Type of figurative language
IRB Fig. Lang Padlet: http://padlet.com/MissLehman/FigLangfromIRBS