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6 th Grade Language Lessons. Contents. 1: 2 Styles of language. 2: figurative language. 3 : language review. 4 : Figurative Language quiz. Part 1: Two Styles of Language. What are the 2 Styles of Language?. Literal Language. Figurative Language.

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    1. 6thGrade Language Lessons

    2. Contents 1: 2 Styles of language 2: figurative language 3: language review 4: Figurative Language quiz

    3. Part 1: Two Styles of Language

    4. What are the 2 Stylesof Language? Literal Language Figurative Language

    5. Figurative Vs. Literal • Literal Language is meaning exactly what you say! • If I say, “Please sit down!” …that’s exactly what I mean…sitdown! • The words have no hidden meaning they mean exactly what is being said

    6. InFigurative Language, you don’t meanEXACTLY whatyou say ! For example, if I say…. Let’s go chill! I DO NOT Mean…

    7. Watch TV Play Talk ChillREALLY means… Hang out together Listen to Music CHILL! Do Nothing! Spend Time with Friends or Family

    8. Literally CHILLin’ Figuratively CHILLin’

    9. READ READ

    10. 6th Grade Figurative Language

    11. 9 Styles of Figurative Language Onomatopoeia Similes Metaphors Have You Heard of These? Oxymoron Hyperbole Personification Alliteration Idioms Irony

    12. READ READ

    13. Metaphors Irony Idioms Similes Understand them! identify Them! Personification Memorize Them! Onomatopoeia use Them! Oxymoron Alliteration Hyperbole

    14. Why is Figurative LanguageSo Important ? Helps the reader to Visualize It puts a Picture in the reader’s mind Cool ! It’s a helpful Toolfor writers It makes the writing More Interesting to read

    15. READ

    16. Figurative Language Techniques • Let’s look at each technique • individually • Get ready for a QUIZat the end of the presentation

    17. Simile • When you compare two or more things • Similes use the words • “like” • or • “as__________as” • Example: • I slept like a log.

    18. Metaphor • Metaphor – comparing 2 things • Do not use “like” or “as” • Use linking verbs – is, am, are, was, were, Example: Love is a rose.

    19. Idioms • Expressions that are • commonly used • The meaning has nothing to do with • the words that are being said • Sometimes the IDIOM doesn’t even have to be put into a sentence – • People just understand what you mean!

    20. Idiom Bend over backwards Example: Figurative Meaning I do everything I can to help out this person Literal Meaning

    21. Idiom Can’t Cut the Mustard Example: Figurative Meaning You Can’t Do it! You Can’t Take it! You Don’t Have What It Takes! Literal Meaning

    22. Personification • When a thing or animal takes on a Human characteristic • These characteristics are usually VERBS or actions • that only Humans can do • Think of it as something • a PERSON can do

    23. Personification • Notice the THINGor ANIMAL • Notice the VERB that a person can do Some Examples: 1. The FLOWERSbegged for water. 2. The MOONdanced on the lake. 3. The SUNplayed hide-and-seek in the clouds.

    24. Hyperbole • Expression that uses Exaggeration • to impact what is being said • Used to • “paint a funny picture” • or to • “make a point” • Similar to an “idiom”

    25. Hyperbole Your dog is so ugly… Example: We had to pay the fleas to live on him! Remember… Exaggeration is the Key!

    26. Alliteration • Use of the same consonant sounds in words that are written • together • It is the sound, not the letter, • that is important • ‘Candy’ and ‘Cindy’ do not alliterate, but ‘cool’ and ‘kids’ do • Similar to Tongue Twisters