Figurative Language Resources

Resources to help students practice identifying and using figurative language. Includes similes, metaphors, hyperboles, alliteration, personification, and onomatopoeia.

Figurative Language Posters Full Size
Full page figurative language posters students can use for reference. Full page. Includes similes, metaphors, alliteration, personification, onomatopoeia, and hyperbole.

Figurative Language Posters Half Size
Half page figurative Language posters students can use for reference. Includes similes, metaphors, alliteration, personification, onomatopoeia, and hyperbole.

Alliteration in Poetry ***FREE FOR 3 DAYS***
Students read poems with alliteration and answer questions about the poems and the alliteration.

Hyperbole in Poetry
Students read poems with hyperboles and answer questions about the poems and the hyperboles.

Metaphors in Poetry
Students read poems with metaphors and answer questions about the poems and the metaphors.

Onomatopoeia in Poetry
Students read poems with onomatopoeia and answer questions about the poems and the onomatopoeia.

Personification in Poetry
Students read poems with personification and answer questions about the poems and the personification.

Similes in Poetry
Students read poems with similes and answer questions about the poems and the similes.

Writing Similes
Students are given most of a simile and have to fill in the missing pieces of the simile. Then, students write a short story using at least 2 of the similes they created.

Similes VS. Metaphors Scavenger Hunt
Spread the simile and metaphor cards around the room. Students find the cards, and sort them into the appropriate column – either simile or metaphor.