Ideal for fourth and fifth graders, this worksheet includes figurative language examples and definitions on the first page, and a second full page of questions and tasks that can be used to check for understanding.
Use this activity to help students find and decipher metaphors in the context of short passages. Students will read the passages, record what is being compared in each, and then seek to explain the metaphors' meanings in their own words.
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.
Get students thinking figuratively by having them connect their understanding of metaphors and similes to the books they read in class. Students will seek out a metaphor or simile in their reading, consider the quote's context, then explain what they thin
In this reading and writing worksheet about the poem “A Nation’s Strength” by William Ralph Emerson, students will use their understanding of figurative language to identify and define metaphors and difficult vocabulary.
Our metaphors worksheets help kids develop an understanding of these paintbrushes of figurative language. These metaphors worksheets define metaphors and help kids understand how metaphors and similes are different. Once kids have this foundation, these worksheets offer opportunities to apply this understanding through exercises that challenge them to write their own metaphors and identify metaphors in context.