Day 145: Personification

1. Wordskills 6.6-6.10.

2. Notes on Personification:

Poets can give objects and places human characteristics by:

  • making it talk
  • giving it feelings
  • giving it character traits
  • making it do things a human does
  • giving it human body parts
  • talking to it (this is called apostrophe)

3. Reading and writing personification poems. Students listened to snippets of three poems and then chose one to read and analyze in a small group. Their choices were:

HW: Finish answering questions on poem. Then, write your own personification poem. Due tomorrow!

Absentees: Get WordSkills notes from a classmate. Choose one of the three poems, download the worksheet, and follow directions.