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L6.4c- My objective is...

to teach personification
utilizing text.

Pre-assessment
You will need:
whiteboard, eraser, marker
pencil, note paper, highlighter
*In your notes: write down 2 lines from the poem
below that are examples of personification.
*On your whiteboard, put the numbers of the lines
you believe are examples of personification.
COVER & HOVER

1. Let the rain kiss you


2. I love the rain
3. Let the rain sing you a lullaby
4. I want to play in the rain
5. Let it rain, let it rain.

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Figures of Speech
Objective: Students will identify
personification in text and
explain the authors meaning.
What is our objective?
Our objective is _________.

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Literal: exact
meaning of a word or
phrase
CFU: In your own
words, what is the literal
meaning of the picture?
Example:
I lost my marbles.

The literal meaning


is __________.

Non-literal: does

Activating
Prior
Knowledge

NOT mean exactly


what the word or
phrase says, it has a
figurative meaning
CFU: In your own
words, what is the nonliteral meaning of the
picture?
Example: I lost my
marbles.

The non-literal meaning


is ___________.

L6.4c- My
objective is...
to teach
personification
utilizing text..

Activating
Prior
knowledge

It cost an
arm and
a leg.
CFU: How did you determine that this was non-literal/figurative
language?
Sentence Frame: I/my partner and I determined this was non-literal
because___________.

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Vocabulary

Concept

Personification: Sometimes a writer will give


human characteristics to nonhuman things.
Objects, ideas, places or animals may be
given human qualities.

example: The Day the Crayons Quit

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Vocabulary

Concept

Personification: The objects, ideas, places


or animals may perform human actions.
This type of figurative language is called
personification. It helps the writer create
an exciting picture in the readers mind.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JY7s3C6aSk

CFU: What did the 4 objects, ideas, places, or animals in the video have in
common?
Sentence frame: The nonhuman things had ________________ I know this
because___________________.

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Concept

Mrs. Buck
loves to eat
ice cream!

The tree
danced in
the wind.

CFU: Which is an example of personification? A or B?


Sentence Frame: ___ is an example of personification.
I know this because ________________________.

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Relevance

Why do we need to know this?


1. Helps us better understand what the authors
message is.
2. It helps create vivid or more colorful ways of
explaining non human objects.
3. Student example...What are other reasons why
we need to know how to identify and understand
personification?
Personification is most relevant to me because _________.

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Steps:
1.Read the text carefully
2.Find the object that is being personified
The subject of the sentence is usually
where you can find the personified object
3.Find the word that makes it seem human
The verb in the sentence usually makes it
animated
An adjective can also give the word human
qualities
4.Underline the part of the sentence that
shows personification or identify the
sentence as personification

Model: Skill I
Do

1. The sun stretches its


warmth across the land.
The thing being
personified is the sun
The sun is given the
human characteristic
of stretching

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Steps:
1.Read the text carefully
2.Find the object that is being
personified
3.Find the word that makes it
seem human
4.Underline the part of the
sentence that shows
personification or identify the
sentence as personification

Guided: Skill
We Do

2. The chair danced as


the baby bounced.
The thing being
personified is the chair
The chair is dancing
-chairs cant dance

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Steps:
1.Read the text carefully
2.Find the object that is being
personified
3.Find the word that makes it
seem human
4.Underline the part of the
sentence that shows
personification or identify the
sentence as personification

Guided: Skill
We Do

3. The darkness wrapped


its arms around me.
The thing being personified
is the darkness
Darkness wrapping its
arms around-darkness
does not have arms

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Steps:
1.Read the text carefully
2.Find the object that is being
personified
3.Find the word that makes it
seem human
4.Underline the part of the
sentence that shows
personification or identify the
sentence as personification

Your turn!

Independent
Practice:Skill
You Do

The flames ate


hungrily at the burning
The thing being personified is
house.
4.

flames
The flames are given the
human characteristic of eating
hungrily.

Chromebook
Activity
Socrative: Personification!
https://b.socrative.com/teacher/#dashboard

Room name: BUCKALLSTARS

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Steps:
1.Read the text carefully
2.Find the object that is being
personified
3.Find the word that makes it
seem human
4.Underline the part of the
sentence that shows
personification or identify the
sentence as personification

Independent
Practice:Skill
You Do

You will
complete the
worksheet
independently.
Turn it in when
you are
finished.

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

What did you learn today about


personification?

I learned ________________________.

Closure

L6.4c- My objective is...


to teach personification
utilizing text.

Closure

1. Let the rain kiss you


2. I love the rain
3. Let the rain sing you a
lullaby
4. I want to play in the rain
5. Let it rain, let it rain.

I know that lines ____ and _____ are examples of


personification because ________________________.