Figurative Language (Suspense Story- Concept #3)

Figurative Language (Suspense Story- Concept #3)

Author: Nichole Carter

8.W.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

Specifically focused on:

D. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.

Students will learn:

1. Why writing with figurative language is important.

2. Will apply the knowledge of alliteration, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, simile and metaphor to a short paragraph example.

As students create a suspenseful story, mimicking Poe's writing style, we take a closer look at word choice and figurative language within their own writing. 

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