- Figurative Devices Hunt: There are many examples of similes, alliteration, metaphor and personification. Each person in your group is responsible for picking one device and hunt for it in chapter 10. Record in the comprehension questions
Food for thought: Consider WHY the author is including this comparison (metaphor or simile). Are they comparing the river to a snake simply to show its movement, or is there a deeper meaning about the water being dangerous or unpredictable? Remember, comparisons should only be made if they further the reader’s understanding of the setting.
- Read to the end of chapter 10
- Do the comprehension questions for chapter 9-10, including the figurative device hunt
Metaphor: comparing two things not using like or as
Simile: comparing two things using like or as
Personification: using human qualities to describe non-human things
Alliteration: the repetition of the initial sound