3 FREE Figurative Language Worksheets

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Stacey Lloyd
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7th - 10th
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Stacey Lloyd


By the time students get to middle school, or even high school, they usually know the names of figurative language techniques. However, they still need to practice identifying and explaining them in use. These FREE worksheets will help facilitate that process. 


Identifying & Explaining Figurative Language in Song Lyrics Worksheet: This worksheet uses extracts from popular song lyrics to help students find and explain the figurative language techniques contained. 

Identifying & Explaining Figurative Language in Prose (Fiction) Worksheet: After analyzing a short prose extract, students must fill in a table to identify and explain the many different figurative language techniques employed. 

Identifying & Explaining Figurative Language in a Poem Worksheet: This worksheet will help students to name and explain the figurative language techniques used by William Wordsworth in his poem, 'I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud'. 

*Answer Keys included for all three worksheets.*

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