Figures of Speech Grades 5-8

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Lorenz Educational Press, Sep 1, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 80 pages
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Similes, metaphors, alliteration, irony and many more techniques are explored in this book as a means of making prose and poetry more enjoyable for the reader as well as the author. Teacher tips, evaluation methods, and student exercises are all included.
 

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Contents

Tracy Was Mad Similes
5
Like What? Similes
7
One Thing Is Another Metaphors
10
Metaphorical Expressions Metaphors
13
Fins Beat Feathers Idioms
16
Not to Be Taken Literally Idioms
18
All About Alliteration Alliteration
20
The MoneyMaking Mayor Alliteration
23
Make Mine Candy Irony Cinquains
44
Whistling Cops Analogies
46
Apt Comparisons Analogies
49
The Handsome Stranger Hyperbole
52
Tall Tales Hyperbole
55
Click Hiss Honk and Coo Onomatopoeia
58
Part or Whole? Synecdoche
60
Not Bad Litotes
62

HinkPinks Rhyme
26
Wise n Rhymers Rhyme
28
Quick Milk Puns Riddles
30
The Paws That Refreshes Puns
32
But Whos the Father? Personification Maxims
36
Some Persons Who Arent Personification
38
Losing in Order to Win Paradoxes Anecdotes
40
One MixedUp Man Spoonerisms
64
Jakes Fright Spoonerisms Alliteration
66
Repeaters Tautologies
68
Game Shows Malapropisms
70
Abbreviations Acronyms
72
What Does It Mean? Review of Figurative Language
76
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Myers taught for over 30 years both at the elementary and college level before becoming a freelance writer and developer of educational curriculum.

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