Course: Lumos StepUp - PARCC Online Practice And Assessments - Grade 3 ELA
What type of figurative language is the description of Jack’s ears in paragraph 2?
Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Description: Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
View the excerpt from a 3rd grade ELA textbook glossary and answer the following question.
Figurative Language: Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a special effect or feeling.
Figurative Meaning: The metaphorical, idiomatic, or ironic sense of a word or expression, in contrast to its literal meaning.
Figure of Speech: A word or phrase used in a nonliteral sense to convey meaning or to heighten effect (e.g. hyperbole, simile, metaphor).
First Person: The “first person” or “personal” point of view relates events as they are perceived by a single character. The narrating character may offer opinions
about the action and characters that differ from those of the author.
Firsthand Account: An account directly from an original or primary source; coming from or being a direct personal observation or experience.
Focus: The center of interest or attention
Which of the words from the glossary excerpt tells you something from a personal observation?