Fancier Figurative Language: Start with a Cliche

Part 1 of Fancier Figurative Language

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Students will improve their figurative language by making a cliché into something very interesting.


  1. Students will begin with a cliché and add a detail to make it more specific.
  2. Students will continue to add more details and make that cliché even more specific.


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