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Figurative Language Fables and Folk Tales Myths & Legends Misc. 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500
Row 1, Col 1 What is a simile? When two things are compared using the words “like” or “as.”
1,2 What is a fable? The moral is stated directly at the end of this type of folklore.
1,3 What are myths? Often explain how the world was created.
1,4 What is the oral tradition? The way folklore has passed down from one generation to the next.
2,1 What is hyperbole? The use of exaggeration for emphasis or effect.
2,2 What is a folk tale? The antagonist uses trickery to defeat the protagonist in this type of folklore.
2,3 What are legends? Its characters are often based on real people.
2,4 What is Cinderella? This story is an example of how variations of the same folklore can exist across the world from culture to culture.
3,1 What is foreshadowing? The presence of hints/clues that give the reader an idea about what will happen later in the story.
3,2 What is the moral of the story? This is the lesson that the reader is supposed to learn.
3,3 What are legends? Often contain hyperbole.
3,4 What is the taming of the west by settlers? The reason American folklore is different than that of other cultures.
4,1 What is John Henry’s death? The event that is foreshadowed by the quote, “There was a black thundercloud way off, with sunlight flashing behind it. John Henry felt a small chill between his shoulder blades.”
4,2 What is the setting of a folk tale? “Long, long ago…”
4,3 What are myths? Viewed as sacred.
4,4 What are myth, folk tale, fable, and legend. The four major categories of folklore.
5,1 What is a simile comparing hammers to torches? “ The hammers heated up until they glowed like torches.” is an example of this figurative language . What is being compared?
5,2 Who is the whale? The mariner fixed a grate to his throat.
5,3 What are urban legends? Start as rumors, but over time are believed to be real.
5,4 What are essential questions? Questions designed to connect the material studied in a unit to the world in which we live.