B O O K M A R K
Create a bookmark to be used in your reading. Write quotes from novels or plays that you like on it. It will get laminated for you.
A // C L A S H // O F // T W O // W O R L D S
Pick a character and a setting from the list below that are from two different stories and write a creative story.
V E R B S
Make a list of all of the verbs that you commonly use in your essay writing (you may want to find some essays you have written and have a read through). Use a thesaurus to find at least 5 synonyms for each of these words and put 2 of each in a sentence.
E.g. say - remarks, proclaims, declares, expresses & mentions.
F I G U R A T I V E // L A N G U A GE
Write the definitions for the following techniques:
alliteration, anaphora, simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, rhyme, internal rhyme, and assonance.
Listen to the song 'Firework' by Katy Perry and give one example from the lyrics of each of the techniques.
Q U O T E S
Choose one of the quotes below and:
a) Explain the meaning of the quote
b) Explain how it relates to the 21st century
c) Explain how it relates to your life.
'Be great in act, as you have been in thought'.
- William Shakespeare
'Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear'.
- Mark Twain
'Happiness depends upon ourselves'.
'We need never be ashamed of our tears',
- Charles Dickens
'It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are'.
- E.E. Cummings
'Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face'.
- Victor Hugo