L.5.5 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5

:
"Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings."

These worksheets can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Assonance and Consonance
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Assonance and Consonance
Play around with word sounds in this figurative language worksheet! Learn to identify assonance and consonance, two common poetic devices.
5th grade
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Word Choice: Using Synonyms
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Word Choice: Using Synonyms
This synonym exercise will help students learn to think of many alternatives for one word and select the best one.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Creating Word Banks
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Creating Word Banks
How do writers become great writers? With writing tools like word banks. In this activity, students will brainstorm alternatives for three words to create word banks.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Match the Meaning
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Match the Meaning
If your students need support in matching obscure words with the deeper meaning, invite them to use the clues on this worksheet to match words and phrases with their corresponding meanings.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Play on Words
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Play on Words
With this word play worksheet students will practice identifying words and phrases that have deeper meaning, such as oxymorons and puns.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Puns with Homophones #1
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Puns with Homophones #1
Your students will have fun identifying the homophones in these hilarious puns!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puns with Homophones #2
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Puns with Homophones #2
Puns offer kids the chance to have fun with figurative language! Your students will giggle as they find homophones in each of these silly puns.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Oh My Oxymoron
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Oh My Oxymoron
Oxymorons are seriously fun business! Your fifth graders will have fun making oxymorons by matching contradictory words, as well as crafting unique sentences as they practice using these antithetical phrases in their writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Oh My Oxymoron #2
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Oh My Oxymoron #2
An oxymoron is a figure of speech made up of words with very different meanings. In this creative writing activity, students will put their figurative language skills to the test as they craft a story using some catchy contradictory phrases!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puzzling Puns
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Puzzling Puns
In this fun worksheet, students will get to practice using both homophones and homonyms as they identify and write puns!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Is Figurative Language?
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What Is Figurative Language?
Introduce your students to eight common types of figurative language with this colorful exercise.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Onomatopoeia and 'The Moon'
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Onomatopoeia and 'The Moon'
Use this classic poem by Robert Louis Stevenson to introduce students to onomatopoeia.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Figure It Out!
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Figurative Language: Figure It Out!
Assess your students’ knowledge of the eight most common types of figurative language.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Have Pun!
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Let's Have Pun!
Students will look at hilarious puns and how they use homonyms and homophones.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Have Even More Pun!
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Let's Have Even More Pun!
Students will be rolling with laughter as they read and write their own puns!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Wild and Wonderful Alliteration
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Wild and Wonderful Alliteration
Use these wacky sentences to help your students recognize alliteration as they read.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creative Alliteration
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Creative Alliteration
Students will use their imaginations to write sentences using alliteration.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Wacky Alliteration
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Wacky Alliteration
Use these wacky sentences to help your students recognize alliteration as they read.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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More Wacky Alliteration
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More Wacky Alliteration
Students will love reading these wacky sentences to practice recognizing alliteration as they read.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Let's Play with Alliteration
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Let's Play with Alliteration
Students will laugh as they practice using alliteration in this fun writing worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Awesome Analogies
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Awesome Analogies
Introduce your students to analogies with this fun, fill-in-the-blank worksheet!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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What's so Punny?
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What's so Punny?
This is a hilarious worksheet for students to dive into as they hone their figurative language skills! Young wordsmiths will practice identifying the differences between homonyms and homophones as they analyze puns.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Awfully Great Oxymorons
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Awfully Great Oxymorons
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
More Puzzling Puns
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More Puzzling Puns
Use this worksheet to provide students with even more practice using both homophones and homonyms as they identify and write their own puns!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Create a Pun
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Create a Pun
Help your students use homonyms to write their own puns as they practice using figurative language with this fun activity!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Create a Pun 2
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Create a Pun 2
It's time to let loose and get silly with this fun figurative language exercise! This worksheet will let your students stretch their creativity as they practice using homonyms to write their own puns.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fun with Puns
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Fun with Puns
Help your students understand figurative language as they practice identifying homonyms!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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More Fun with Puns
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More Fun with Puns
Students will get even better at creating punny sentences as they use homonyms!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creating Word Banks
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Creating Word Banks
Use this word bank to identify 10 alternatives for the words "said," "sad," and "went.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puns with Homographs
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Puns with Homographs
Challenge your students to find the definitions of each homograph that give these puns their double meaning.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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