An expression that uses the “like” or “as” to compare two seemingly unlike things
An expression that compares two seemingly unlike things
Why is “Slam, Dunk &Hook,” a good title for this poem?
The words in the title are basketball terms, and they convey dramatic, fast pace of the poem.
What is the author saying about the connection between friendship and basketball?
The game of basketball connects players to one another.
What message about team sports does the poem express?
The poem illustrates how team sports allow players to share and respond to one another without using words.
move smoothly and easily
a plan to act in a certain way
to have a part in a group’s effort