Figurative Language in Lyrics


Today students created their own acronym (a word made from the beginning letters of each device in the image above) to help them remember Figurative Language.

SHAMPOO is a favourite in Mrs. Anderson's class as it reminds us to use it to make descriptions shine.

Others include:


HAM'S POO
 I AM SHOOP
S - IMILE
H - YPERBOLE
A - LLITERATION
M - ETAPHOR
P - ERSONIFICATION
O - NOMATOPOEIA
O - XYMORON

Students then proceeded to define and provide examples in the chart below:














Finally, we examined figurative language in "The Highwayman" by completing the questions below:


These activities are found in "The Highwayman" activity booklet on Google Classroom.

9ACE Chart and Figurative Language Questions for "HYM" are due Wednesday Nov. 12.
9G Chart is due.

9F Completed a close read of "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes.  See our gists below:




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