Description: Literary Techniques explain examples of sound devices, literal and nonliteral meanings, and figurative language
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 4C


4C: Visualizing

4C: Visualizing

Description: Visualizing

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Selection: C-19


Grade level: 3
Word count: 1118 words
Author: Manny Ruiz
Synopsis: People once made up stories to explain the world around them.
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Question: Ancient people described the king of the gods as
  1. being bigger and stronger than the other gods.
  2. looking as if he was a large, scary monster.
  3. seeming to be as large as a mountain.
  4. having a body that looked like the planet Jupiter.

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Writing prompt: List words and phrases in a selection that helped you form a picture of a place, object, or event in a selection.


Organization: Certica Solutions