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As Slippery as an Eel: An Ocean Unit Exploring Simile and Metaphor

Students will

* participate in large group sessions, volunteering interesting comparisons in oral discussions.

* add ideas to an ongoing class chart with figurative language.

* add words to class charts devoted to an ocean theme.

* dictate or write about ocean creatures using similes and metaphors and comparison words.

* illustrate their comparisons.

* create a page for a class book.

* assess their efforts using a checklist.

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