These exercises will give you an introduction to what we will be studying next:
Learn about similes:
Main session part 1
Main session part 2
You can learn about Literary Elements and then take the quiz at this Thinkquest site.
Try to create similes in this not-very-easy game from the British Council.
Name That Literary Element is a game from Glencoe.
Figurative Language Interactive Activities
Please spend twenty minutes on Dance Mat Typing. You will need your headphones.
Then go to Typing Web. You have to register for it.
Please write in the comments section which one you like best and why:
I liked _____________________ best because _______________.
First, type the first paragraph of your “Which Is The Better Neighborhood?” essay in a Word document.
Then, after you’re done, please copy and paste it in the comments section of this post.
Please go to Proofreading: Spelling and Writing.
Pick your level of difficulty, and correct the paragraphs. See how well you can do!