Students read each sentence and circle the similes, and then write what each simile compares.
Figurative Language Worksheets
Figurative language is language that uses words or expressions that mean something different than the literal interpretation. Figurative language includes similes, metaphors, personification, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, idioms, and personification. Each of the figurative language worksheets below focus on one or more areas and provide practice for students to understand how figurative language is used. Each printable worksheet is free to duplicate for home or classroom use.
Students re-write the sentences, replacing simple adjectives with similes.
Students underline all the metaphors in this brief story called, “The Haircut”.
Students read each sentence and tell what each metaphor is comparing.
Students underline the metaphor and circle the people or objects that the metaphor is being used to compare.
A simile worksheet that prompts students to write similes about the subjects.
Students read each sentence and re-write it using a metaphor.
A simile worksheet that prompts students to finish each sentence by completing the simile.
A metaphor worksheet that prompts students read each sentence and explain what the metaphor compares
A simile worksheet that prompts students to describe a word and then use both the word and description to create a simile.