Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Figuratively Speaking

After their study of figurative language and literary devices, my 5th Graders began expertly incorporating simile, metaphor, hyperbole, onomatopoeia and alliteration into their writing. They've also become quite skilled at noticing when published authors use these devices, which adds a new layer of complexity to the annotations they make in class novels. A sample of a few strong (and entertaining!) examples written and illustrated by our 5th Graders:

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