MINI- LESSONS
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
DOUBLE JEOPARDY
Name that trait!
FIGURES OF SPEECH #2

100

Words that sound alike
What are homophones

100

Comparing two things using like or as.
What is a simile?

100

tool for television or isolated
What is a remote?

100

The people, animals or objects a story centers around
What are the characters?

100

It was a piece of cake.
What is an idiom?

200

Words that are opposites.
What are antonyms

200

Comparing two things without using like or as.
What is a metaphor?

200

a gift or today
What is a present?

200

The location of the story/play
What is the setting?

200

Bud walked over to the woodpile as cool as a cucumber.
What is a simile?

300

Words that look the same, but they have different meanings and different pronunciations (sometimes)
What are homographs?

300

Words in a phrase that do not mean exactly what the phrase says.
What is an idiom?

300

very small or 60 seconds
What is a minute?

300

The voice that tells the story. Sometimes a character in the story
What is a narrator?

300

Miss Thomas's voice was the sun bursting through the clouds.
What is a metaphor?

400

The author of a play
What is the playwright?

400

Phrases of exaggeration.
What are hyperboles?

400

in the alphabet or a mailed note
What is a letter?

400

A summary of the story or chain of events
What is the plot?

400

I've told you a million times to do your homework.
What is a hyperbole?

500

The moral/lesson of a story.
What is the theme?

500

Phrases that have nonhuman things taking on human characteristics.
What is personification?

500

the goal or without bias
What is objective?

500

Helps you understand the meaning of the word without a definition
What are context clues?

500

Bang! Crash! Boom!
What is Onomatopoeia?