Figurative Language

This Figurative Language handout & reference also includes:

After reading a short passage that defines simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, idiom, analogy, and alliteration, class members examine cards that include a definition, an illustration, and a sentence example of each term.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Create flash cards and use to review of the terms
Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros

  • The images and sentences provide clues to the meaning of the terms
Cons

  • The cards would need to be enlarged if used with the whole class