Lesson Two Formative Assessment
Have students read “Sara Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out” by Shel Silverstein and complete a graphic organizer to identify and give the purpose of at least four hyperboles from the poem. Then, have each student read a nonfiction piece and insert at least two hyperboles in appropriate places. Have students read “The Oak Island Money Pit” by Sharon Barry from MAP Intermediate Released Items 2001. Write the paragraph/paragraphs and underline the inserted hyperboles. Consult the provided handout called An Incomplete List of Common Hyperboles.