Metaphors

This Mix presentation provides the definition for metaphors, explains the difference between metaphors and similes, provides examples and non-examples of metaphors, as well as a short quiz at the end to assess students' understanding

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Metaphors

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This Mix presentation provides the definition for metaphors, explains the difference between metaphors and similes, provides examples and non-examples of metaphors, as well as a short quiz at the end to assess students' understanding
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  1. Slide 1

    • Metaphors
    • Mrs. Cooney
  2.   Next Generation CSO’s Used

    Slide 2 - Next Generation CSO’s Used

    • ELA.6.R.C2.4 determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in an informational text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. (CCSS RI.6.4)
    • ELA.6.L.C17.2 demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. •interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context…
  3.     Definition of a metaphor

    Slide 3 - Definition of a metaphor

    • A metaphor is a type of figurative language that compares two nouns by using a verb form of “to be.”
  4. Metaphor Video

    Slide 4 - Metaphor Video

    • Let’s watch an awesome video on YouTube created by teacher, Vanessa Stebenne.
  5. Similes Vs. Metaphors

    Slide 5 - Similes Vs. Metaphors

    • Similes compare two unlike things using the words “like,” “as,” “than,” or “resembles.”
    • Example: She is as mad as a hornet.
    • Metaphors do not use “like,” “as,” “than,” or “resembles” to compare two unlike things.
    • Example: The boy was a tree standing next to me.
  6. Similes Vs. Metaphors*Taken from www.growingwithgrammar.com

    Slide 6 - Similes Vs. Metaphors*Taken from www.growingwithgrammar.com

  7. Slide 7

    • Examples of Metaphors
  8.    You are the light of my life.

    Slide 8 - You are the light of my life.

  9. Mr. Brooks is a teddy bear.

    Slide 9 - Mr. Brooks is a teddy bear.

  10.     This classroom is a zoo!

    Slide 10 - This classroom is a zoo!

  11.        The brain is a machine.

    Slide 11 - The brain is a machine.

  12. Your words are music to my ears.

    Slide 12 - Your words are music to my ears.

  13. Metaphors are Everywhere!  *Taken from www.macmillan.com

    Slide 13 - Metaphors are Everywhere! *Taken from www.macmillan.com

  14.    Non-examples of Metaphors

    Slide 14 - Non-examples of Metaphors

  15. Mark is tall.  Katelyn is short.

    Slide 15 - Mark is tall. Katelyn is short.

  16.      Laura is as fast as a cheetah.

    Slide 16 - Laura is as fast as a cheetah.

  17. You are funnier than Kim.

    Slide 17 - You are funnier than Kim.

  18. That sound is like nails on a chalkboard.

    Slide 18 - That sound is like nails on a chalkboard.

  19. Quiz Time!

    Slide 19 - Quiz Time!

  20. Quiz Time!

    Slide 20 - Quiz Time!

  21. Quiz Time!

    Slide 21 - Quiz Time!