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Thursday, February 4 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
***Pre-recorded*** Making Figures of Speech Fun

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Kids author Marty Chan shares his approach to teaching figures of speech. With a combination of storytelling, game play, and interactive demonstrations, he reveals how he gets kids excited to use similes, metaphors, hyperbole, allusions, and personification. He discusses his techniques in adapting literary concepts to kid friendly terms so that students can embrace and enjoy figures of speech in their writing.

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Marty Chan

/author, Ink Jockey Inc.
Marty Chan writes books for kids and plays for adults. Named one of Alberta's 25 most influential artists by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Marty is a champion for literacy. With his dynamic school presentations, he inspires reluctant readers to pick up a book and budding authors... Read More →


Thursday February 4, 2021 1:45pm - 2:45pm MST
Virtual Room 22 (LA)
  Language Arts / Arts Langagier  Language Arts / Arts Langagier
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus 4-6
  • Room Details Pre-recorded - 0
  • Grade Focus 44351
  • Tags English