L.5.5 Worksheets

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5

:
"Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings."

These worksheets can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

Match the Meaning
Match the Meaning
Worksheet
Match the Meaning
If your students need support in matching obscure words with the deeper meaning, invite them to use the clues on this worksheet to match words and phrases with their corresponding meanings.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Play on Words
Play on Words
Worksheet
Play on Words
With this word play worksheet students will practise identifying words and phrases that have deeper meaning, such as oxymorons and puns.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Word Choice: Using Synonyms
Word Choice: Using Synonyms
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Word Choice: Using Synonyms
This synonym exercise will help students learn to think of many alternatives for one word and select the best one.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creating Word Banks
Creating Word Banks
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Creating Word Banks
How do writers become great writers? With writing tools like word banks. In this activity, students will brainstorm alternatives for three words to create word banks.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Is Figurative Language?
What Is Figurative Language?
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What Is Figurative Language?
Introduce your students to eight common types of figurative language with this colorful exercise.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Onomatopoeia and 'The Moon'
Onomatopoeia and 'The Moon'
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Onomatopoeia and 'The Moon'
Use this classic poem by Robert Louis Stevenson to introduce students to onomatopoeia.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puns with Homophones #1
Puns with Homophones #1
Worksheet
Puns with Homophones #1
Your students will have fun identifying the homophones in these hilarious puns!
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puns with Homophones #2
Puns with Homophones #2
Worksheet
Puns with Homophones #2
Puns offer kids the chance to have fun with figurative language! Your students will giggle as they find homophones in each of these silly puns.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Figure It Out!
Figurative Language: Figure It Out!
Worksheet
Figurative Language: Figure It Out!
Assess your students’ knowledge of the eight most common types of figurative language.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Awesome Analogies
Awesome Analogies
Worksheet
Awesome Analogies
Introduce your students to analogies with this fun, fill-in-the-blank worksheet!
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puns with Homographs
Puns with Homographs
Worksheet
Puns with Homographs
Challenge your students to find the definitions of each homograph that give these puns their double meaning.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Let's Play with Alliteration
Let's Play with Alliteration
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Let's Play with Alliteration
Students will laugh as they practise using alliteration in this fun writing worksheet.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Let's Have Pun!
Let's Have Pun!
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Let's Have Pun!
Students will look at hilarious puns and how they use homonyms and homophones.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Let's Have Even More Pun!
Let's Have Even More Pun!
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Let's Have Even More Pun!
Students will be rolling with laughter as they read and write their own puns!
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Wild and Wonderful Alliteration
Wild and Wonderful Alliteration
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Wild and Wonderful Alliteration
Use these wacky sentences to help your students recognise alliteration as they read.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creative Alliteration
Creative Alliteration
Worksheet
Creative Alliteration
Students will use their imaginations to write sentences using alliteration.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Wacky Alliteration
Wacky Alliteration
Worksheet
Wacky Alliteration
Use these wacky sentences to help your students recognise alliteration as they read.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
More Wacky Alliteration
More Wacky Alliteration
Worksheet
More Wacky Alliteration
Students will love reading these wacky sentences to practise recognizing alliteration as they read.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fun with Puns
Fun with Puns
Worksheet
Fun with Puns
Help your students understand figurative language as they practise identifying homonyms!
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is Analogy?
What is Analogy?
Worksheet
What is Analogy?
Can you finish the analogy? Use this introductory worksheet to learn how to compare similar things using analogy.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is Hyperbole?
What is Hyperbole?
Worksheet
What is Hyperbole?
Take things to the extreme with this hyperbole practise sheet! Learn to use exaggeration to make your writing more descriptive.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Assonance and Consonance
Assonance and Consonance
Worksheet
Assonance and Consonance
Play around with word sounds in this figurative language worksheet! Learn to identify assonance and consonance, two common poetic devices.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Metaphors
All About Metaphors
Worksheet
All About Metaphors
This worksheet is a slam dunk for metaphors! Your young writer will learn what makes up a metaphor, and then practise making a few of their own.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Synonyms for Happy
Synonyms for Happy
Worksheet
Synonyms for Happy
Young writers can learn to use better adjectives with this vocabulary building worksheet. They'll discover 24 synonyms for the word "happy."
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Wishing for Synonyms
Wishing for Synonyms
Worksheet
Wishing for Synonyms
Make a wish! Learners practise sorting synonyms for health, happiness, and wealth in this extra-magical grammar worksheet.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mixed Practice: Similes and Metaphors #1
Mixed practise: Similes and Metaphors #1
Worksheet
Mixed practise: Similes and Metaphors #1
Children work with two forms of figurative language in this grammar worksheet.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Similes for Kids
Similes for Kids
Worksheet
Similes for Kids
Students will practise creating sentences using both like and as, filling in the blanks with figurative language of their own.
Year 6
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Animal Metaphors
Animal Metaphors
Worksheet
Animal Metaphors
This worksheet is a beast! That's a metaphor, and your child will be writing their own metaphors in no time, then they can use them in a poem.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Shades of Meaning
Shades of Meaning
Worksheet
Shades of Meaning
Hook your students with this vocabulary builder that encourages them to draw emojis as they explore synonyms and strengthen their emotional intelligence.
Year 5
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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