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Similes (And Metaphors)

Today in library, we discussed similes. Good writers use similes to show rather than tell. To be a simile, you need two things:

1. You need to use the words “like” or “as.” 53 more words


Bread Can Be Synonymous with Fruit in the Bible

Jeremiah 11:19 But I was like a gentle lamb led to the slaughter;
And I did not know that they had devised plots against me, saying,

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Jesus Taught in Parables Because It's the Way of God

Mark 4:33 With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;
Mark 4:34 and He did not speak to them without a parable; but He was explaining everything privately to His own disciples.

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The Ways Of God

Friday 10 October

Turn in your Friday paragraph! Next week we will focus on revisions.

Assessment day! Remember to read carefully and explain completely. Make sure that you use the framework and tell everything. 71 more words


Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Please get out Reading Log #7.  It is due today!

Today, student finished the assignments from both Monday and Tuesday of this week. 10 more words

In-Class Assignment

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Please get out a Pearson literature textbook and turn to page 286.

Today, students read “The All-American Slurp” by Lensey Namioka in page 286 in the Pearson Literature Textbook.   149 more words

In-Class Assignment

Tuesday 7 October

Learning Target- Identify figurative language and imagery and explain the effect on the reader.

Begin by sharing out your 3-2-1 from yesterday.
1. Find 3 different traits and write them on your paper. 36 more words

Figurative Language