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Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed

Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed
Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed
Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed
Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed
Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed
Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed
Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed
Figurative Language Worksheets - Sports Themed
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I have a lot of sports nuts in my classes, so I made these figurative language worksheets with a sports and outdoor theme. This packet of common core aligned worksheets provides guided practice on figurative language. Metaphor, personification, simile, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and hyperbole are covered.

The worksheets can slipped into sheet protectors and used in centers.

The packet includes these pages and more.

Simile - Identify and Evaluate
Simile - Create through word choice
Simile Pictures (2 Pages)
Similes - How many can you write?
Personification - Identify and evaluate
Personification - Create Through Word Choice
Personification Writing Challenge
Metaphor - Identify and evaluate
Metaphor Writing Challenge
Hyperbole - Identify and evaluate
Hyperbole Writing Challenge
Challenge - Combine Simile and Hyperbole (2 pages)
Alliteration - Identify and Evaluate
Alliteration Builders - Nouns and Adjectives
Alliteration Builders - Verbs and Adverbs
Alliteration - Crate through word choice (2 pages)
Alliteration - Tongue Twisters
Alliterative Athletes(2 pages)
Onomatopoeia - Identify and evaluate
Onomatopoeia Pictures
Figurative Language Practice with Picture Prompts (2 Pages)

Here are the Common Core Standards that apply to figurative language

Grade 3
Language 3.5

Grade 4
Language 4.5

Grade 5
Language 5.5
RL.5.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Grade 6
Language 6.5
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.

Grade 7
RL.7.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

Grade 8
RL.8.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

In the California Common Core Standards for ELA, the concept of Figurative language is introduced as early as the 4th grade, and remains in the curriculum until 12th grade:

4th Grade Standard
5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
a. Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
5th Grade Standard
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

11th and 12th Grade Standard
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.


Total Pages
34 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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