There are many different kinds of figurative expressions. If students are to advance in reading they need to recognize and understand figures of speech. Students greatly improve writing skills if they learn how to use figures of speech properly in their writing assignments. With this book, students will be able to define and construct metaphor, simile and personification; identify examples of similes, metaphors and personification in the literature they read; identify which literary term is being used in each example and what is being compared or personified; use the various figures of speech in their narrative and expository writing and draw a visual representation of at least one type of figure of speech.
The content of this 61-page workbook includes: Teacher Instructions, What are Figures of Speech?, Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole, Pun, Idiom, Onomatopoeia, Fun Pages and Answer Key.