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Mixed Practice: Similes and Metaphors #1
Mixed Practice: Similes and Metaphors #1
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Mixed Practice: Similes and Metaphors #1
Children work with two forms of figurative language in this grammar worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Figurative Language Practice
Figurative Language Practice
Worksheet
Figurative Language Practice
Students will learn to identify and interpret similes, metaphors, and personification in writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Worksheet
Review: Metaphors and Similes
Learners discover the magic of figurative language in this reading and writing exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphors and Similes
Metaphors and Similes
Worksheet
Metaphors and Similes
Children are introduced to Tennyson the Turtle, a reptile who likes to use metaphors and similes, in this appealing worksheet!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Simile or Metaphor
Simile or Metaphor
Worksheet
Simile or Metaphor
Can you tell the difference between a simile and a metaphor? Students will seek to distinguish between—and determine the meanings of—simple similes and metaphors with this multiple choice activity.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mixed Practice: Similes and Metaphors #2
Mixed Practice: Similes and Metaphors #2
Worksheet
Mixed Practice: Similes and Metaphors #2
Children work with two forms of figurative language in this grammar worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Your Own Metaphors
Write Your Own Metaphors
Worksheet
Write Your Own Metaphors
Give kids a chance to think creatively about metaphors by letting them write their own! Students will stretch their imaginations and figurative language skills as they think of ways to describe their class, bedroom, and more.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphors
Metaphors
Worksheet
Metaphors
How is a grapefruit like a moon? They are both round! Students will identify which items are being compared in a metaphor, then describe one way they are alike.
5th grade
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.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fall Figurative Language Task Cards
Fall Figurative Language Task Cards
Worksheet
Fall Figurative Language Task Cards
Ideal for fourth and fifth graders, this worksheet includes figurative language examples and definitions on the first page, and a second full page of questions and tasks that can be used to check for understanding.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Examples of Similes
Examples of Similes
Worksheet
Examples of Similes
Are you as quick as lightning? Learn about similes with this fun activity. Pick a simile and draw a picture to represent it.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Nation’s Strength
A Nation’s Strength
Worksheet
A Nation’s Strength
In this reading and writing worksheet about the poem “A Nation’s Strength” by William Ralph Emerson, students will use their understanding of figurative language to identify and define metaphors and difficult vocabulary.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Awesome Analogies
Awesome Analogies
Worksheet
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
Worksheet
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
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 practice making a few of their own.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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
Writing Metaphors with Linking Verbs
Writing Metaphors with Linking Verbs
Worksheet
Writing Metaphors with Linking Verbs
In this exercise, students will use linking verbs to write metaphors with support.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 1
Your students will infer the meaning of unknown figurative language examples by using context clues.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Metaphors
Making Metaphors
Worksheet
Making Metaphors
Metaphors are imaginative ways to describe something by comparing that thing to something else. With this worksheet, students will write a metaphor for each pair of given words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
Worksheet
Making Sense of Figurative Language 3
This exercise will get your students inferring the meaning of unknown metaphors.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading & Understanding Metaphors
Reading & Understanding Metaphors
Worksheet
Reading & Understanding Metaphors
Students will read metaphors and identify how the two things being compared are alike.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Making Sense of Metaphors
Vocabulary Cards: Making Sense of Metaphors
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Making Sense of Metaphors
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Making Sense of Metaphors.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Making Sense of Metaphors
Glossary: Making Sense of Metaphors
Worksheet
Glossary: Making Sense of Metaphors
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Making Sense of Metaphors.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet