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Andy Leiser

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Figurative Language: Personification

Open the Slides in the Directions audio Listen to the Learning Target link Watch the Quick Explainer video link Watch the Personification video link Experience the music video (just for fun). Core concepts: Personification meaning using human-like (person) characteristics or actions to describe the way a non-human object is behaving. It helps paint a clearer and more interesting picture in the reader's mind. On the Student Template (4 pages) pages Page 1: movelabel Human Characteristics Listen to the directions and/or watch the video example in the upper right corner. Then, closely examine the illustrations. Double tap on the labels above each illustration and place a human characteristic in each label to describe the image. Past tense verbs work great (they usually end in -ed). pages Page 2: movepenmic Black Box of Matches Drag the hidden pictures from the non-human and human boxes out to the white work area. Match a non-human picture with a human picture. Circle the matches with a pen and then explain your matches using the microphone. pages Page 3: penshapes Visualization Read and/or listen to each sentence. Then, using the creative tools, illustrate the personification in the box below the sentence to the best of your ability. pages Page 4: label Personification Practice Complete each sentence with a personification of your choice. Remember, using past tense verbs that end in -ed can be helpful as long as that word is something that is normally done by a person. checkcheck Submit your best work

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, English Language Arts, English Language Learners, Writing
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