Two worksheets to reinforce, review, practice identifying these figures of speech and showing understanding of their use in a sentence and a paragraph. This product contains two worksheets that provide practice and they align with L.6.5a, figures of speech.
Sheet 1: 10 sentences on 2 pages..
Directions: Read the sentence and underline the word or phrase that shows a simile, a metaphor, a hyperbole, or an example of personification. Then on the line below the sentence, tell what it is and how you know that. On the second line, tell what the writer means by the figure of speech.
My sister is on the track team this year. She is as fast as a cheetah! My parents and I are not sure how she does it.
What it is: ______________________________________________
What it means: _________________________________________
Sheet 2: two paragraphs about a weekend trip to an amusement park. The text contains examples of figures of speech.
Directions: Read the paragraphs below. Find and write instances of simile, metaphor, hyperbole, and personification used by the writer, and identify each one. There are 12 examples within the text below.
Two paragraphs (220 words) appear on the page.
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L.6.5 Figurative Language: Simile, Hyperbole,Personification, Onomatopoeia,more!L.6.5.a Interpret Figures of Speech:Personification, Hyperbole, Simile, MetaphorL.6.5.c Distinguish among the connotations of words with similar denotations.
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