A figure of speech in which things that are different are compared by the use of the words like or as.
PRACTICE SHEET (Similes)
ABC TEACH WORKSHEET
A figure of speech in which is similar to a simile, but does NOT use the words like or as to compare.
PRACTICE SHEET (Metaphors)
Writing which gives human qualities to non-human objects.
PERSONIFICATION ONLINE ACTIVITY
An expression that does not mean what it literally says, like "You’re driving me up a wall".
PAINT BY IDIOMS (GAME)
PICTURE IDIOMS (GAME)
EYE ON IDIOMS (GAME)
The repetition of a sound
at the beginning of two or more neighboring words.
DEFINITION AND ACTIVITY
EXAMPLES - BUZZLE
ONOMATOPOEIA (Sizzle Words)
The naming of a thing or action by imitation of natural sounds.
Example: BUZZ or HISS
Includes practice sheets
or lesson plans.
THINKQUEST FINAL TEST
QUIA FIGURES OF SPEECH QUIZ
A play on words that relies on a word's having more than one meaning or sounding like another word.
BUZZLE PUNS FOR KIDS
PUN INTERACTIVE I
INTERACTIVE PUN JOKES
An anagram is a word or phrase made by rearranging the letters in another word or phrase.
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines two opposing or contradictory ideas, such as “pretty ugly".
SAMPLES IN SENTENCES
A palindrome is a word or phrase that can be read forward or backwards.