Figurative Language Worksheets and Google Slides - Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole etc

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Rachel Lynette
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30 Figurative Language Worksheets that focus on similes, metaphors, idioms, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and alliteration.

These worksheets are great for no-prep practice of the 7 most common types of figurative language. Each type of figurative language includes an introductory page with a definition and examples. The rest of the pages provide opportunities for practice.



  • 30 printable worksheets
  • Recording Sheets
  • Answer Keys


  • Google Slides
  • Easel Activity

Great for 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade!


NOTE: This resource uses American English and is not editable. 

This resource includes the following practice pages:

  • What are Similes?
  • Complete the Simile
  • Writing Similes
  • Similes Mix and Match
  • What are Metaphors?
  • Metaphor Practice
  • Verb-Based Metaphors
  • Simile or Metaphor?
  • Similes and Metaphors in Literature
  • What are Idioms?
  • Draw that Idiom
  • Idiom Body Parts
  • Animal Idiom Bingo
  • What is Hyperbole?
  • Finish the Hyperbole
  • Make it Hyperbole
  • What is Personification?
  • Personification Practice
  • Personify It
  • What is Onomatopoeia?
  • Onomatopoeia Practice
  • Onomatopoeia Brainstorm
  • Onomatopoeia Story
  • What is Alliteration?
  • Alliteration Practice
  • Figurative Language Practice
  • Figurative Language Challenge!
  • Figurative Language Venn Diagram
  • Figurative Language Outside
  • Figurative Language in Literature
  • Answer Keys
  • Common Core Standards

Teacher Tip

  • This product will work well for independent learners because there is a definition for each type of figurative language along with examples. Your student should be able to complete the tasks independently!

Here’s what teachers are saying:

✏️ "This was an outstanding find!!! We used this product this year when teaching figurative language, and it was such great practice for the students. I love how clearly it was laid out with the reference information and the practice portion. THANK YOU SO MUCH!" -Elyse Jahnke.

✏️ "These were the best review for my kids! They were struggling with the difference between several types of figurative language, but this helped them grasp it." -Tiffany C.

✏️ "A great resource. Thanks so much. I especially liked the help teaching metaphor because that's tough. It's nice to provide the students with many examples. Nice work." -Julie A C.


Common Core Standards:

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.4.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills TEKS:

  • LA.3.10.D
  • LA.6.9.D
  • LA.4.10.D
  • LA.5.10.D

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
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.
Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
Choose words and phrases for effect.
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.


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