Foreshadowing - Wichita Falls ISD

Open your interactive notebook to the
“Literary Terms” section.
 Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be
taken literally.
 “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse!!”
I Ate a Spicy Pepper
I ate a spicy pepper
From my brother on a dare.
The pepper caught my head on fire
And burned off all my hair.
My mouth erupted lava
And my tongue began to melt.
My ears were shooting jets of steam.
At least that’s how they felt.
I ricocheted around the room.
I ran across the ceiling.
I dove right in the freezer
To relieve the burning feeling.
I drank a thousand soda pops
And chewed a ton of ice
To try to stop the scorching
Of that spicy pepper’s spice.
At last, the flames extinguished,
I admitted to my brother,
“That pepper was the best one yet.
May I please have another?”
 I’m so tired I could sleep for a year.
 These books weigh a ton!
 I can smell the pizza from a mile away.
Your turn! What are some hyperboles that you use?
Write down three in your interactive notebooks.
 A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares
two things by using “like” or “as.”
 He remained cool as a cucumber.
to be calm and relaxed, especially in a difficult situation.
(During the difficult and timed test, he remained as
cool as a cucumber.)
 We are comparing SpongeBob's great dance moves to
Mick Jagger’s great dance moves.
 Allie’s cell phone dropped into the toilet like a falling
She hung her head like a dying flower.
If the party was like a solar system, Jason was like the
The bottle rolled off the table like a teardrop.
He was as brave as a lion.
Raise your hand every time personification is used.
Hey diddle, Diddle,
The cat and the fiddle,
The cow jumped over the moon;
The little dog laughed
To see such sport,
And the dish ran away with the spoon.
The wind whistled well into the night.
The teapot screeched loudly.
The warm fireplace was calling my name.
The delicious smell of cookies pulled me into the
That chocolate ice cream cone was really tempting
 Foreshadowing is an advance sign or warning of
what is to come in the future.
Example: Before she’s fatally shot by a hunter, Bambi’s mother gives
Bambi a stern lecture on the dangers of man.
 What happens to Mufasa in the Lion King?
 Disney used perfect foreshadowing to allude to the fact
that Mufasa might not always be there for Simba.
 What are some other examples of foreshadowing that
you’ve seen in movies or read in books?
We will share a few of your responses.
 An inference is an idea or conclusion that's drawn from
evidence and reasoning.
 What’s happening in this comic strip?
 How do you know?
After we watch this clip, answer the question in your
Interactive Reader.

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