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What is hyperbole?. Hyperbole means intentionally exaggerated figures of speech . They are used for humor and emphasis. . Example #1. The sun is blinding me!. Example #2. If I don’t go to that party, I’m going to die. Example #3. She cries more than any person in the world.

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what is hyperbole
What is hyperbole?
  • Hyperbole means intentionally exaggerated figures of speech.
  • They are used for humor and emphasis.
example 1
Example #1
  • The sun is blinding me!
example 2
Example #2
  • If I don’t go to that party, I’m going to die.
example 3
Example #3
  • She cries more than any person in the world.
which one is a hyperbole
Which one is a hyperbole?

1. This ice cream is really tasty.

2. This ice cream is the best ever.

which one is a hyperbole1
Which one is a hyperbole?

1. I love rock music.

2. Without rock music, I would fall apart.

which one is a hyperbole2
Which one is a hyperbole?

1. I’m really hungry.

2. I’m starving to death.

think about it
Think about It
  • Write about a time you used hyperbole.
hyperbole and alliteration
Hyperbole and Alliteration
  • Listen to ShelShiverstein read his poem.
  • Work with a partner to highlight 10 hyperboles in one color and 15 examples of alliteration in a different color.
  • Then draw a picture to illustrate the poem.
independent practice
Independent Practice
  • Complete the page on the back side of your notes. Read the directions carefully.