IT’S VOCABULARY monDAY… TAKE OUT 8 CARDS: Monday: In class Words / ?x Definitions Monday: Sentence Homework for PURPLE Monday: Homework for ORANGE Sketch (clear w/words if needed; white paper) Monday: Homework for GREEN Synonyms or Examples Monday: Homework for RED Antonyms or Non-Examples VOCABULARY SCHEDULE… Tuesday: In class Everyone AT YOUR TABLE will write the homework on ONE poster (GRADED). Wednesday: In class Everyone will rotate to copy the homework on their cards. Homework Thursday: In class Homework Friday: Study cards. Everyone will study FINISHED flash cards (GRADED); you will receive CREDIT for EACH completely FINISHED card. Study cards. Test (GRADE) Figurative Language “Figuring it Out” Figurative and Literal Language Literal Meaning: words mean EXACTLY what they say; actual definition The car is blue. He caught the football. Figurative Meaning: figure out what it means I’ve got your back. (means I’m here for you or I support you) Figurative and Literal Language Figurative Language: agreed upon by society; commonly understood and commonly used. You’re a doll. (means you’re attractive, or you’re kind) When words are created... Personification (Table 1) Personification is a description that gives human traits to objects or ideas. • The sunlight danced. • The water on the lake shivers. • The streets are calling me. Hyperbole (Table 2) A hyperbole is a descriptive phrase which exaggerates to show strong feeling or effect. • I have a ton of homework. • My house is a million miles away. Hyperbole Clip Idiom (Table 3) An idiom is a saying that isn’t meant to be taken literally. • • • • Statement doesn’t “mean” what it says. Don’t be a stick in the mud! You’re the apple of my eye. I have an ace up my sleeve. Idiom Clip Proverb (Table 4) A proverb is a figurative saying in which a bit of “wisdom” is given. • An apple a day keeps the doctor away. • The early bird catches the worm. Oxymoron (Table 5) An oxymoron is a phrase of two words put together that contradict each other “Opposites” • Jumbo Shrimp • Pretty Ugly • Freezer Burn Understatement (Table 6) An understatement is an expression with less strength than expected. These are the opposite of hyperboles. • I’ll be there in one second. • This won’t hurt a bit.