Each student must read 20 poems and turn in a figurative language response for each poem. The responses are due March 18.
Types of Figurative Language
simile -- comparison using "like" or "as" metaphor -- comparison NOT using "like" or "as" idiom -- phrase that does not make literal sense (like "it's raining cats and dogs") onomatopoeia -- a word that sounds like what it is (like "hiss") alliteration -- words that start with the same consonant sound all in a row (like "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.")
The response must include the following:
* Title of the poem
* Author of the poem
* Book where the poem was found
* Quoted example of figurative language
* Explanation in your own words of what the figurative language means in the context of that poem.
The response could also include the following:
* Personal reflection of poem
Here are two worksheet possibilities to get you started: