This worksheet asks students to write definitions for the following descriptive and figurative language terms:
This worksheet also contains 8 multiple-choice questions, asking students to identify which descriptive or figurative language term is used in a sentence from the novel. The last three multiple-choice questions ask students to explain their answer.
Sample multiple-choice question:
Read the sentence from the story:
"Christmas day was, for once, like one of those pictures on the Christmas cards that were tacked all over the house (pg 111)".
What type of literary device does the author use in the sentence above?
a. metaphor, comparing the house to the Christmas cards.
b. tone, expressing the author’s love for Christmas
c. hyperbole, exaggerating the decorations in the house.
d. simile, comparing the house to the Christmas cards.