Figurative Language Task Cards

Rated 4.77 out of 5, based on 46 reviews
46 Ratings
English Oh My
Grade Levels
5th - 8th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • Zip
11 pages
Share this resource
Report this resource to TPT
English Oh My


Figurative Language is an essential part of literature and identifying an author’s craft and imagery.  It is also a staple part of the English Language Arts classroom, and it is important for students to understand, practice, and apply these devices.

Task cards are an excellent way to assess your students’ knowledge of a skill, term or technique. 

In this product, you are receiving:

1. 30 Figurative Language Task Cards- 12 of these task cards review the definitions of the figurative terms, and the other 18 have your students identify the figurative term.

(Simile, Metaphor, Alliteration, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Pun, Allusion, Idiom, Paradox, Oxymoron, Hyperbole, Cliche), which include the definition and example/s.

2. Suggestions on how to use the task cards in your classroom

3. Answer Key

The task cards are resourceful review cards that can be:

*Hole-punched and placed in the students’ binders

*Cut out and glued into an Interactive Notebook

*Used for flashcards and/or a study guide

*Laminated for group work or individually tasks

How would you like 5 English Language Arts & Classroom Resources for ABSOLUTELY FREE???


Related Products

Figurative Language, Grammar, & Literary Terms Task Card BUNDLE

Grammar Task Cards-12 Grammatical Task Cards with 18 Application Cards

Informational, Non-Fiction Task Cards

Literary Terms Task Cards

Task Cards-Main Idea & Theme

Task Cards: Author's Purpose, Fact & Opinion, Multiple Choice

Become a Follower for the Latest Products & Freebies

⭐ Look for the green star near the top of any page within my store, and click it to become a follower. You will then receive customized email updates about this store.

Terms of Use:

Purchasing my teaching resources allows you to:

⭐ make copies for your own classes only.

⭐ place this file on your own password-protected class page or server (Blackboard, Google Drive, etc)

⭐ AS LONG AS no other teacher has access to that class webpage. This resource is for you, the purchaser, alone.

By purchasing my teaching resource, you ARE NOT ALLOWED TO:

⭐ make copies for other teachers or their classes.

⭐ distribute this digital resource to other teachers.

⭐ post this resource on any webpage or server that is available for public view, for other teachers.

If you and a team of teachers would like to use this resource together, please purchase additional licenses on the resource purchase page.

Failure to comply with these terms of use is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license.

Did you know you receive credits for leaving feedback on items you purchase on Teachers Pay Teachers?✯

That’s right! Leave feedback on this product, and you will receive credits for your next purchase. I would greatly appreciate it if you contact me first if you have an issue with the product before leaving feedback. I will be more than happy to accommodate you! Just e-mail me at





Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Report this resource to TPT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TPT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.


Questions & Answers


TPT empowers educators to teach at their best.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up