Personification Worksheets

Personification Worksheets

The use of personification in poetry or literature is common. Personification is the attributing of human characteristics, thoughts or emotions to something that is non-human. A good example of this is the white rabbit in “Alice in Wonderland” who talks and wears a watch. Personification may also be used briefly in a sentence or phrase, such as “the sun shone happily after the rain.” These personification practice worksheets are free for you to print and use in your classroom or at home.

Helpful Definitions and Examples

What is Personification?
Personification Examples

Printable Personification Worksheet Activities

Bio Poem: An Ocean

Have your students get creative by writing a bio poem about an ocean.

Explain the Personification

Time to interpret some personification examples!

Figurative Language: What Is It?

This multiple choice worksheet asks your student to identify the type of figurative language used in the sentence or phrase.

Personification – Is It or Isn’t It?

In this worksheet, your student will identify which passages use personification and which do not.

Personification in Literature

This worksheet has examples of personification in literature for your student to analyze.

Using Personification

Your student is asked to write sentences using personification in this worksheet.

Warm Up to Personification!

When you give human traits to something that is not human it is called personification. The tall tree stood guard at the gate is an example of personification. Here is a worksheet you can print out to familiarize students with what personification is and help them identify it in sentences, Free and printable, it is a great addition to any classroom.

Working with Figurative Language

In this worksheet your student will match up the figures of speech with the phrase or sentence.

Writing with Personification

Personification is the focus of this figurative language worksheet.