Teaching Figurative Language Techniques WORKSHEETS

Stacey Lloyd
Grade Levels
6th - 9th
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Do you want to help your students understand a wide range of figurative language techniques? These worksheets will do just that. Each worksheet contains information and examples on each technique (which can be cut off and make for great notes in their books), as well as practice exercises. Answer keys are also provided. 


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Students will be able to identify figurative language techniques, and explain their definitions. Students will be able to analyze these techniques in literature, and use them in their own writing.

This pack covers the following figurative language techniques (one page per technique):
» Metaphors
» Similes
» Euphemism
» Personification
» Oxymoron
» Puns
» Hyperbole
» Onomatopoeia
» Assonance & Alliteration
» Synecdoche
» Anaphora
» Allusion
» Paradox
» Irony

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14 worksheets + 8 answer pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.


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