15 Figurative Language Practice Sheets & Activities

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15 Figurative Language Practice Sheets & Activities

Here are a variety of worksheets & activities you can use in your classroom for students to practice Figurative Language. I would highly suggest you explicitly teach each type of Figurative Language prior to using these sheets so I included the list of 7 types of Figurative Language, the definitions and examples.

This unit includes:

• Common Core Standards • Artwork Fun!
• I Can Statements • Figurative Language Practice #1
• Definitions & Examples • Figurative Language Practice #2
• Figurative Language Poster for the Classroom • Figurative Language Practice #3
• Super Similes • Figurative Language Definitions & Examples
• Magical Metaphors • Figurative Language Matching
• Perfect Personification • Figurative Language Word Sort
• Ageless Alliteration • Figurative Language Poster
• OH! Onomatopoeia • Figurative Language Bookmark
• Interesting Idioms • Answer Keys
• HUGE Hyperboles


Common Core Standards in this Unit & I Can Statements

Third Grade
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L. 3.5- Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
• Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meaning of words and phrases in context.

Knowledge of Language
L 3.3- Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading or listening.
• Choose words and phrases for effect.

Craft and Structure
RL 3.4- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

Fourth Grade
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L. 4.5- Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
• Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors in context.
• Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages and proverbs.

Knowledge of Language
L 4.3- Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading or listening.
• Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.

Craft and Structure
RL 4.4- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.


Fifth Grade
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L 5.5- Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
• Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
• Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

Craft and Structure
RL 5.4- Determine the meaning of word and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Sixth Grade
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L 5.5- Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
• Interpret figures of speech (e.g. personification) in context.

Craft and Structure
RL 6.4- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.


I Can Statements:.
• I can define figurative language.
• I can define personification, simile, metaphor, hyperbole, idiom, alliteration, and onomatopoeia.
• I can read an example of each type of figurative language to determine which type it is.
• I can create examples of each type of figurative language.
• I can read and sort each type of figurative language into groups.

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15 Figurative Language Practice Sheets & Activities
15 Figurative Language Practice Sheets & Activities
15 Figurative Language Practice Sheets & Activities
15 Figurative Language Practice Sheets & Activities