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WALT: identify exaggeration and hyperboles and their affect on the reader.


Success Criteria

I understand that poets use exaggeration to create humorous poems.

I can explain what exaggeration is and give an example.

I can explain what a hyperbole is and give an example.


Today you are going to be exploring how exaggeration and hyperboles affect writing, especially in poetry!

We're going to think about...

what is exaggeration?

what is a hyperbole?

how are they used in writing?


Go through the PowerPoint below and choose your challenge!