WIS Anderson 2015 - figurative language, reading skills
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a statement of belief; my opinion
what a story is about; the main points, contents and plot
use what you already know and clues to make an educated guess
separate items in a series
separate introductory words or phrases
separate streets, towns, states, country names, the
day of the month, and the year
*proper nouns (places: Skyzone, names: Kevin, companies: Walgreens, address: (street) Shamrock Blvd., (city) Westfield, (state) Indiana
*beginning of sentence
*months and days of the week
*beginning and main words in titles (A Lion in the Jungle)
*name/profession titles: Mrs. Patchett, Dr. Smith
comparison between two unlike objects using like or as
"The log in the pond looked like an alligator."
comparison between two unlike objects NOT using like or as
"The boy was a cheetah in the race."
give human characteristics to something that is not human.
"The tree danced in the wind"
using words to create a picture (sensory experience) in your mind.
"The leaves tumbled and twirled as the wind blew them down the road."
An expression that does not mean what the words say.
"When dad found out, he blew his top."
An extreme exaggeration
"Mrs. Paul had a gazillion problems on the math test."
Two opposite words in a phrase or sentence
Central message of story
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