FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE  
SIMILES
A figure of speech in which things that are different are compared by the use of the words like or as.
METAPHORS
A figure of speech in which is similar to a simile, but does NOT use the words like or as to compare.
PERSONIFICATION
Writing which gives non human objects human qualities.

EXTRA PRACTICE
Includes practice sheets
or lesson plans.

 THINKQUEST

ABC TEACH WORKSHEET

SIMILE SAFARI WEBQUEST

PRACTICE SHEET
(Similes)


POETRYTEACHERS.com
THINKQUEST

ABCTEACH
WORKSHEET

PRINTABLE ACTIVITY (Similes and Metaphors)

HANDOUT
(Simile VS. Metaphor)

PRACTICE SHEET
(Metaphors)

THINKQUEST

ABCTEACH WORKSHEET

PERSONIFICATION
ONLINE ACTIVITY

STUDENT POEMS
(examples)

BUSY AS A BEE LESSON

THINKQUEST FINAL TEST

MAKING COMPARISONS
(All 3 elements)

QUIA FIGURES OF SPEECH QUIZ

SAMPLES
(Similes and Metaphors)


IDIOMS
An expression that does not mean what it literally says, like "You’re driving me up a wall".
ALLITERATION
The repetition of a sound
at the beginning of two or more neighboring words.

HYPERBOLES
An exaggeration
ONOMATOPOEIA
The naming of a thing or action by imitation of natural sounds.
Example: BUZZ or HISS

PAINT BY IDIOMS (GAME)

EYE ON IDIOMS (GAME)

IDIOM CONNECTION

LIST OF IDIOMS

IDIOMSITE.com

PICTURE IDIOMS

IDIOM WEBSITE

READWRITETHINK.org

FUNBRAIN.com

THINKQUEST

QUIA.com

IDIOM LIST
(Alphabetically)


LESSONS AND RESOURCES

"I'M GOING ON A TRIP"
(Alliteration game)


DEFINITION AND ACTIVITY

LESSON IDEA

FUN EXAMPLES...
ONOMATOPOEIA HELP

STUDENT POEMS
(examples)


LESSON IDEA #1

LESSON IDEA #2
PUNS
A play on words that relies on a word's having more than one meaning or sounding like another word.
ANAGRAMS
An anagram is a word or phrase made by rearranging the letters in another word or phrase.
OXYMORON
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines two opposing or contradictory ideas, such as “pretty ugly".
PALINDROMES
A palindrome is a word or phrase that can be read forward or backwards.
PUNISHED!
By David Lubar

FUN WITH WORDS
FUN WITH WORDS
FUN WITH WORDS
 
  OTHER GENERAL RESOURCES

BOOK LISTS

eTHEMES


SAMPLES OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AWARDs

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE SITES