Search Our Content Library

193 filtered results
193 filtered results
Figurative Language
Language Arts
Sort by
Similes: Clear as Crystal
Similes: Clear as Crystal
Worksheet
Similes: Clear as Crystal
As quiet as a mouse or as quiet as a cucumber? Kids will learn the definition of a simile, then use pictures as clues to complete the similes.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sorting Metaphors
Sorting Metaphors
Game
Sorting Metaphors
Help Muggo sort metaphors in this categorization game.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast in Poetry: “January” and “The Wind”
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners compare and contrast two poems, focusing on structure, tone, and literary devices used in each.
7th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hyperbole Story
Hyperbole Story
Worksheet
Hyperbole Story
Most great stories are exaggerated to make them seem even more exciting or crazy. Help your child understand hyperbole with this fill-in-the-blank activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphors
Metaphors
Worksheet
Metaphors
How is a grapefruit like a moon? They are both round! Students will identify which items are being compared in a metaphor, then describe one way they are alike.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Figure It Out!
Figurative Language: Figure It Out!
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Figure It Out!
Assess your students’ knowledge of the eight most common types of figurative language.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Similes and Metaphors: Comparisons Done Right
Similes and Metaphors: Comparisons Done Right
Lesson Plan
Similes and Metaphors: Comparisons Done Right
Your little poets will love how their creative writing abilities will grow with this lesson about similes and metaphors. Students engage in fun activities to learn about similes and metaphors and write comparisons as directed.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Pick a Peck of Poetry
Pick a Peck of Poetry
Workbook
Pick a Peck of Poetry
What's a metaphor? How do you haiku? Kids will hone reading and writing skills with this book, from a simple syllable counting exercise to inventing rhymes and tangling with the Jabberwocky!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Idioms: A Figure of Speech
Idioms: A Figure of Speech
Worksheet
Idioms: A Figure of Speech
What does "when pigs fly" mean if pigs can't really fly? Kids use context clues to learn the meanings of common idioms on this third grade reading worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dino Bones: Understanding Idioms
Dino Bones: Understanding Idioms
Game
Dino Bones: Understanding Idioms
Learners gain familiarity with common expressions in this fun game all about figurative language!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Figurative Language: Identifying Alliteration
Figurative Language: Identifying Alliteration
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Identifying Alliteration
Alliteration is a fun way to play with language! Use this resource with your students to practice identifying examples of alliteration
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Alliteration in Poetry
Figurative Language: Alliteration in Poetry
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Alliteration in Poetry
Alliteration is a type of figurative language that is often used in poetry. Use this classic poem with your students to practice identifying alliteration in context.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Builder: Descriptive Words
Vocabulary Builder: Descriptive Words
Worksheet
Vocabulary Builder: Descriptive Words
Introduce your students to vocabulary words that will strengthen their descriptive writing!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 2)
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 2)
Game
Dino Skateboarding: Figurative Language (Game 2)
Review examples of figurative language while crushing the skate park in this interactive learning game!
7th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Figurative Language in Context
Figurative Language in Context
Worksheet
Figurative Language in Context
Students study real examples of verbal irony, puns, personification, and allusions in context with this eighth-grade worksheet! 
8th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Your Own Metaphors
Write Your Own Metaphors
Worksheet
Write Your Own Metaphors
Give kids a chance to think creatively about metaphors by letting them write their own! Students will stretch their imaginations and figurative language skills as they think of ways to describe their class, bedroom, and more.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Poetry: Figurative Language
Poetry: Figurative Language
Lesson Plan
Poetry: Figurative Language
This literary lesson has students delving into Emily Dickinson's "The Moon was but a Chin of Gold" to find different types of figurative language. Writers will love sharpening reading comprehension skills with this poetry analysis activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Dino Photoshoot: Figurative Language in Sentences
Dino Photoshoot: Figurative Language in Sentences
Game
Dino Photoshoot: Figurative Language in Sentences
Explore figurative language and common expressions in this fifth-grade reading and writing game!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Write Your Own Similes
Write Your Own Similes
Worksheet
Write Your Own Similes
After introducing similes, give kids a chance to be creative with this writing activity! Students will have fun comparing all kinds of things of their choosing using the prompts, and you'll love watching them use and grow their figurative language skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Worksheet
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Learners discover the magic of figurative language in this reading and writing exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
Worksheet
Determine the Meaning of Common Allusions
Learners will use their background knowledge and sentence-based context clues to determine the meaning of common allusions.
7th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Examples of Hyperbole! Part 2
Examples of Hyperbole! Part 2
Worksheet
Examples of Hyperbole! Part 2
Children will practice bringing excitement to their writing in this fun language and vocabulary worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dino Bones: Using Figurative Language in Sentences
Dino Bones: Using Figurative Language in Sentences
Game
Dino Bones: Using Figurative Language in Sentences
Get to know figurative language like the back of your hand with this fifth-grade learning game!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Metaphors in Poetry
Metaphors in Poetry
Worksheet
Metaphors in Poetry
In this worksheet, students will read Carl Sandburg's poem "Fog," then analyze the poem for figurative language.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Idioms: Tell Us What You Think!
Idioms: Tell Us What You Think!
Worksheet
Idioms: Tell Us What You Think!
Use this worksheet to review figurative language! Students will write what they think each idiom on this worksheet means.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet