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Match the Meaning
Match the Meaning
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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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Play on Words
Play on Words
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Play on Words
With this word play worksheet students will practice identifying words and phrases that have deeper meaning, such as oxymorons and puns.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Figurative Language: Idioms
Figurative Language: Idioms
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Figurative Language: Idioms
Use this resource with your students to practice using context clues to determine the meaning of idioms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mixed Review Language Arts Assessment
Mixed Review Language Arts Assessment
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Mixed Review Language Arts Assessment
In this mid-year assessment, students will apply their language arts knowledge to a broad set of problems.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Onomatopoeia!
Practice Onomatopoeia!
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Practice Onomatopoeia!
Students will learn to identify onomatopoeia using a word bank and context clues.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Silly Similes
Silly Similes
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Silly Similes
Let's get as silly as a goose with these similes! Students will get creative as they finish simple similes with this introductory worksheet. After they finish, give them a chance to share their favorites with the class!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Simile Scramble
Simile Scramble
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Simile Scramble
These similes got mixed up! With this simile worksheet, students will choose from a selection of words to complete the scrambled similes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Expressions Explained
Expressions Explained
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Expressions Explained
Are you so hungry you could eat a horse? Your students will have fun identifying the examples of hyperbole and idioms in this worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Similes: Clear as Crystal
Similes: Clear as Crystal
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Similes: Clear as Crystal
As quiet as a mouse or as quiet as a cucumber? Kids will learn the definition of a simile, then use pictures as clues to complete the similes.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Awesome Analogies
Awesome Analogies
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Awesome Analogies
Introduce your students to analogies with this fun, fill-in-the-blank worksheet!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphor and Simile Search
Metaphor and Simile Search
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Metaphor and Simile Search
Get students thinking figuratively by having them connect their understanding of metaphors and similes to the books they read in class. Students will seek out a metaphor or simile in their reading, consider the quote's context, then explain what they thin
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
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Making Sense of Figurative Language 2
Children practice identifying and interpreting one type of figurative language, similes, in nine sample sentences.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Literal and Nonliteral Language
Literal and Nonliteral Language
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Literal and Nonliteral Language
Use this worksheet to teach your students to write compound sentences with the support of sentence frames as they differentiate between literal and nonliteral meanings of idioms. Don’t forget the context clues!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Idioms: Picture This!
Idioms: Picture This!
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Idioms: Picture This!
Introduce your students to some common English idioms and their meanings.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About Metaphors
All About Metaphors
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All About Metaphors
This worksheet is a slam dunk for metaphors! Your young writer will learn what makes up a metaphor, and then practice making a few of their own.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Metaphors in Context
Metaphors in Context
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Metaphors in Context
Use this activity to help students find and decipher metaphors in the context of short passages. Students will read the passages, record what is being compared in each, and then seek to explain the metaphors' meanings in their own words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Your Own Similes
Write Your Own Similes
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Write Your Own Similes
After introducing similes, give kids a chance to be creative with this writing activity! Students will have fun comparing all kinds of things of their choosing using the prompts, and you'll love watching them use and grow their figurative language skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pun with Homophones
Pun with Homophones
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Pun with Homophones
Help your budding wordsmiths develop their figurative language skills with this fun pun activity! This is a great worksheet for students to practice identifying and using homophones as they work to create their very own puns!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Easy Easter Idioms
Easy Easter Idioms
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Easy Easter Idioms
Put all your Easter eggs in this worksheet! Help your students use the context of a sentence to discover the meaning of these Easter idioms.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Assonance and Consonance
Assonance and Consonance
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Assonance and Consonance
Play around with word sounds in this figurative language worksheet! Learn to identify assonance and consonance, two common poetic devices.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Review: Metaphors and Similes
Review: Metaphors and Similes
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Review: Metaphors and Similes
Review metaphors and similes by underlining each time Paulo uses them in his postcard to Katherine. Then, students will practice writing their own!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Animal Sounds Around the World
Animal Sounds Around the World
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Animal Sounds Around the World
Students will learn common animal sound words in different languages!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Puzzling Puns
Puzzling Puns
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Puzzling Puns
In this fun worksheet, students will get to practice using both homophones and homonyms as they identify and write puns!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Hip-Hop Hyperboles
Hip-Hop Hyperboles
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Hip-Hop Hyperboles
Teach your students about hyperbole using music! First, let them practice interpreting hyperboles. Then, play a song (or provide lyrics) and invite them to listen for an example of hyperbole.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hyperbole
Hyperbole
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Hyperbole
Your mind will burst with knowledge after completing this hyperbole activity! Turn normal skills and traits into lager-than-life abilities using exaggeration.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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