Figurative Language Simile, Metaphor. Samantha DeRose 10/20/08. Target Audience / Length of Time. High School Language Arts Grade 12 Advanced Placement 45 Minutes. Objectives. Students will be able to understand simile / metaphor supporting writer’s message identify simile / metaphor
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Figurative LanguageSimile, Metaphor Samantha DeRose 10/20/08
Target Audience / Length of Time • High School Language Arts Grade 12 Advanced Placement • 45 Minutes
Objectives • Students will be able to • understand simile / metaphor supporting writer’s message • identify simile / metaphor • analyze figurative language in AP essay
Outcomes, Evaluation, Assessment • Outcome • Well-written essay • Confident oral interpretation • Evaluation • Student participation • Discussions • Group activities • Journals • Assessment – test, quiz, paper, project
Sense and Meaning • Asked to recall nicknames • Asked to describe person close to student using figurative language
Prime Time 1 • Power Point presentation • Simile and Metaphor defined • Song • Online short film set to poem • Novel excerpt analyzed for figurative language
Down Time • Journal • Socrates quote • Brainstorming Buddies – pairs discuss quote • Individuals write in journals
Prime Time 2 • Voluntarily act out lines from Shakespeare’s plays • “Juliet is the sun” (Romeo and Juliet, Act II sc. ii) • “Life’s but a walking shadow” (Macbeth, Act V, sc. v) • “Death lies upon her like an untimely frost” (Romeo and Juliet, Act IV, sc. v.) • Verbalize real-life comparisons to a rose • Asked how similes and metaphors are used in daily life / music / literature
Technology • Power Point – demonstrating figurative language • Audio/Visual Clip – Author’s reading
Neurons & Sensory Input Sensory Cells send messages to brainas students see visuals, hear sounds, smell items, touch objects during lesson. Integration occurs - neurons (sensory cells) interpretinput to make sense
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