Figurative Language Comics
Figurative language (metaphors, similes, personification, onomatopoeia, alliteration,
hyperbole) can be used to make writing more vivid and in some cases humorous.
Just like the examples from the funny pages of Blondie, Garfield and Pearls Before
Swine, you will be creating a comic, which uses figurative language to enhance the
Your comic will:
1. contain at least two different figures of speech.
2. be four to six panels long.
3. be neat, colorful, and funny.
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A B C Evaluation
Ideas Your comic Your comic Your comic contains
contains at least contains at least at least two figures
two figures of two figures of of speech, but they
speech that speech that make might not enhance
enhance your sense with your the story.
story line. story line.
Presentation Your comic is Your comic is Your comic is
neatly drawn and neatly drawn and complete and color
the lettering is the lettering is has been used.
done with care. easy to read. The Lettering is
The comic is comic is colorful, difficult to read.
creative and but not very
Conventions There are no There are one to There are three to
spelling or two spelling or four spelling or
grammar grammar grammar mistakes.
this comic humorous.
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