Gary The Dreamer: Short Response
Be sure to use a sentence starter to begin your answer.
Q: What is the genre of Harry Potter?
A. The genre of Harry Potter is science fiction.
Question 1: What is the genre of the story? How can you tell? Give evidence from the story to support your answer.
Question 2: What are mariachis? What culture do the come from?
A simile compares two unlike objects using the words "like" or "as". Here is an example:
Simile: "The sugar was like rocket energy. I blasted out of the house ready to play." p. 60
Meaning: The sugar gives Gary lots of energy to go out and play.
Tell the meaning of each simile:
Simile: "At recess we went on the slide. It was like a big shiny spoon, and slippery." p. 63
Simile: "The bubbles rose like mountains, no like really pretty clouds." p.69