This worksheet asks students to write definitions for the following descriptive and figurative language terms:
This worksheet also contains 9 multiple-choice questions, asking students to identify which descriptive or figurative language term is used in a sentence from the novel.
SAMPLE multiple-choice question:
Read the sentence from the story: "I've had no salt at all since I was here last. My mom even checked the salt content on the toothpaste!"
(a) personification, giving the toothpaste salt-like qualities
(b) hyperbole, exaggerating the mother's seriousness of cutting out salt in November's diet
(c) imagery, creating a vivid picture of November's diet
(d) onomatopoeia, using a word that sounds like its meaning