This module is for instructors only. See the Teaching Tips for details.
As you watch, think about your answers to the question.
Collaborate with your group to figure out what idea the author is trying to communicate through the following similes and metaphors.
The classroom was a zoo.
My backpack was as big as an elephant.
Her lovely voice was music to his ears.
The computers at school are dinosaurs.
The math test was as easy as ABC.
My doctor was as gentle as a lamb when I went in for my broken arm.
Your brain is a computer.
The bridge model I built for science class was as steady as a rock.
I am so excited. My pulse is a race car.
You have identified the meaning behind the text that uses figurative language. You will now revise your stories to include figurative language.
- Animated Say
- Deleting connecting lines
- Speed of voice
- Tone of voice
- Tactile sensors
- Renaming functions
- Switch case
If you are struggling to get the robot to do what you want it to do - do not feel bad about the error you made. Developing independent problem-solving skills takes time to build so be patient with yourself.
Ask yourself these guide questions:
- What is not working the way I want it to? Can I ask someone to help to look at my code together?
- Where do I think the problem might be?
- What resources could I use to find the solution to the problem?