Ø Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
Ø ED Schedule (out at 11:25)
When You Come In
1. Grab a Peer Conference sheet.
2. Pull your essay up on computer.
3. Share with the partner I give you in a sec.
Ø Wednesday, 10/16/2013--ED Schedule (class until 9:15)
Ø It is a new day!
Announcement: The vocab quiz will be TOMORROW, as we are short on time today.
Quizlet over Vocab #4 Words Tomorrow! J
o “B” lunch = 12:08-12:33
o Dismissed @ 1:10
Visit the copy room.
Ø Similes often compare two things that don’t have much in common. This makes the comparison more striking.
Ø For example, someone might say, “Her eyes are like stars.” The two things being compared are eyes and stars, which are not similar, at first glance.
Ø Her eyes = stars
Ø What the writer wants to suggest, though, is the brightness of the eyes, or the magic and mystery the eyes hold—like distant stars.
1. Below are two lists of words. Match each word on the left with a word on the right.
2. Use the two words to write a simile.
3. We’ll share some aloud.
COLUMN ONE COLUMN TWO
Start @ 11:47; end at 11:50-ish
1. The seven-page Spanish test was like a brick pounding down on my GPA.
2. The PUPPY had a yelp as ear-shattering as a BRICK through a glass window.
3. His SMILE was as genuine as SNOW in the Sahara.
4. The PUPPY stood as still as a TREE, waiting to attack his sister.
5. The Alg II TEST was so hard, it was like trying to climb a WATERFALL.
Kennedy: The TEST stopped me like a BRICK in the face.
Mariah: The TEST was like a WATERFALL, flowing downhill from the start.
MW: The Spanish TEST was as hard as cutting down a TREE with a handsaw.
M: The busy CARS in rush hour looked like a WATERFALL of lights.
K: Her HAIR was like a maple TREE in fall: poofy, red and falling out.
CT: Her SMILE was as bright as SUNSHINE (after a storm MP).
MS: The TEST melting my brain like SNOW in the summertime.
MC: Her HAIR was a white as SNOW.
KF: The PUPPY was sliding through the house like SNOW on a hardwood floor.