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Enrichment Practice for students.
Dear Mr. Henshaw will be assessed on Tuesday, December 12th. This is will an open book/open note assessment. Students are showing the skill of looking back into the novel for the correct answer. We have also thoroughly discussed the novel and previewed the test.
Daily Edits (Grammar):
Subject & Predicate Video
Your child should already know Similes, Metaphors, and Personification.
In 4th grade students are required to be able to exibit the following skills:
LA.4.L.4.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
LA.4.L.4.5.A - Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
LA.4.L.4.5.B - Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
LA.4.L.4.5.C - Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
However, many of the 4th grade literature, especially poetry, will include similes, metaphors, personification, onomatapoeia, alliteration, hyperboles, and idioms.