Figurative Language Activities

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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Reading poetry is great fun, but it's important to recognize poetic forms and understand figurative language. This product includes printable anchor charts for each type of figurative language, graphic organizers for each type as well as poetry analysis question stems to help your students prepare for state testing. These materials can be used with teacher selected books and poems.

Product Contents:

1. Personification Poster and Organizer pp 3-4

2. Alliteration Poster and Organizer pp 5-6

3. Simile Poster and Organizer pp 7-8

4. Metaphor Poster and Organizer pp 9-10

5. Idioms Poster, Practice Page with Examples, Blank Practice Page pp 11-13

6. Hyperbole Poster and Organizer pp 14-15

7. Onomatopoeia Poster and Organizer pp 16-17

6. Imagery Poster and Organizer pp 18-19

7. Sensory Word Poster, Sorting Form, and Descriptors pp 20-22

8. Poetry Question Task Cards to use with any poem to prepare for testing pp 23-27

Please check out the preview for a closer look at the quality and type of activities included. Note- Poetry is not provided with this product due to copyright infringement. However, suggested authors include Jack Prelutsky, Shel Silverstein, Ken Nesbitt ( as well as classic selections for older readers.

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Total Pages
31 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.


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