The Ghost of the Lagoon - Figurative language

The Ghost of the Lagoon - Figurative language
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Ghost of the Lagoon Lesson Plans

Ghost of the Lagoon by Armstrong Sperry

Lesson Plans by Anna Warfield

"Ghost of the Lagoon" is a short story about a boy and a monster in Bora Bora. Mako must master his fear and push himself to the limits if he is to survive. This tale is filled with vivid imagery and rich language that you and your students are sure to love.




Ghost of the Lagoon

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The Ghost of the Lagoon by Armstrong Sperry Figurative Language

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  • A comparison using "like" or "as"
  • Simile
  • EXAMPLE 1
  • EXAMPLE 2
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  • Your father...was one of the three fishermen in the canoe that Tupa destroyed.
  • EXAMPLE 3
  • As slow as a
  • "Downward, swift as sound, the spear plunged into a white shoulder."
  • "His words fell upon the air like stones dropped into a deep well."
  • "A school of fish swam by like silver arrows."
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