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Today’s Bellringer 12/ 12/ 12. Choose the correct verb that completes the sentence. 1.) You (read, reads) a story to the children after lunch. 2.) The coffee cups on the shelf (has, have) been washed already. 3.) Those entertainers ( is,are ) still in the refrigerator.

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Today’s Bellringer 12/12/12

Choose the correct verb that completes the sentence.

1.) You (read, reads) a story to the children after lunch.

2.) The coffee cups on the shelf (has, have) been washed already.

3.) Those entertainers (is,are) still in the refrigerator.

4.)The bats in the cave( does, do) not come out during the day time.

5.) Those states (is, are) on the Pacific Coast.


Figurative Language Competition

Step #1

  • Discuss the figurative language you found in your lyrics with your teammates.

  • After discussing, choose THREE strong examples ( 1 from each person) to submit for credit. Make sure they are your BEST three examples!!!


Step #2

  • Each team will share their examples with the larger group, and remaining team has to decide which example of figurative language is being used.

  • The team will have to write down their selection, and the team that shows the correct answer first will get a point. (Note* each team member must have the correct answer written down in order to get the point.)


Step #3

The winning team(s) will get DONUTS tomorrow!


Allie’s cell phone dropped into the toilet like a falling star.


The children were roses grown in concrete gardens, beautiful and forlorn.


Money is the only friend that I can count on.


Peggy heard the last piece of cheesecake in the refrigerator calling her name.


Allie has a million pairs of shoes in her closet.


Laughing lions laugh like jumping jaguars on top of talking trees.


The sweet scent of vanilla had met us as she opened the door.


"Bang!" went the gun.


  • I have a ton of homework to do tonight. It's going to take me forever to finish.


Well that's a piece of cake!


Caring cats cascade off laughing lamas 
lounging.


The basketball swooshed right in the net.


I feel like a fish out of water.


The leaves danced in the wind.


I tasted the sour on my tongue and felt it in the back of my mouth.


Wind whistles through the air, while talking turtles shiver like sea horses.


Toby manipulated the people in his life as though they were chess pieces.


Her eyes were fireflies.


Justice is blind and, at times, deaf.


Kisses are the flowers of love in bloom.


Charlie gazed hopelessly at the endless pile of bills stretching across the counter.


When he kissed her, it felt to her as though he were trying to win a sword fight.


The buses can be impatient around here.


Her eyes were fireflies.


  • wide-eyed and wondering while we wait for others to waken


Patty drank from a bottomless glass of Kool-Aid.


the burning wood hissed and crackled


Don’t jump the gun!


Betty bought butter but the butter was bitter, so Betty bought better butter to make the bitter butter better.


You have a chip on your shoulder


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