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Quick Writes – Figurative Language

My second grade class became obsessed with similes after reading Roald Dahl’s “The BFG”. He described one terrifying giant as having a nose “as sharp as a knife.” When my students drew their own fearsome giants and wrote vivid descriptions of their characters we had all kinds of sharp noses – sharp as a sword, […]