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Wednesday, 6 August 2014

The high bar

The High Bar 3.3.00


WALT: Analyze surface features and the language used
  1. The authors describe the high bar in different ways by giving it human/animal like characteristics (personification and simile (using the words ‘as’ or ‘like’). List examples of these characteristics below.


The human or living characteristics of the high bar,  gravity, her legs.
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Copy the sentences from the story here.

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The high bar is a dark demon

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The high bar says nothing

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It’s like a dog

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It’s like a horrible monster with white staring eyes and a mouth that could swallow me in one gulp.

  1. Using personification. Write a sentence personifying the items/objects listed below.


Object
Write your sentences below.
a netball or rugby ball being passed to you.
The netball hates me, it wants to hurt me
a kayak
The kayak keeps throwing rocks at me
your netbook
My netbook hates,it  keeps turning off
your shoes
My Shoes keep untying their shoes lacers


  1. Using simile. Write a sentence that describes these items/objects like something else.


Object
Write your sentences below.
the grass
is as green as a  kiwifruit
a kayak
hates me
a pair of scissors
try’s to kill me
a pie
loves me


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