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Figurative Language

SIMILES
A figure of speech in which things that are different are compared by the use of the words like or as.

PRACTICE SHEET (Similes)

 THINKQUEST

ABC TEACH WORKSHEET

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METAPHORS
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)

THINKQUEST


PERSONIFICATION
Writing which gives human qualities to non-human objects

50 EXAMPLES

PERSONIFICATION ONLINE ACTIVITY

ABCTEACH POSTER

THINKQUEST



IDIOMS
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)

IDIOM CONNECTION

IDIOM LIST(Alphabetically)

THINKQUEST

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ALLITERATION
The repetition of a sound 
at the beginning of two or more neighboring words.

THINKQUEST

HYPERBOLES
An exaggeration

DEFINITION AND ACTIVITY

50 EXAMPLES

EXAMPLES - BUZZLE

ONOMATOPOEIA (Sizzle Words)
The naming of a thing or action by imitation of natural sounds. 
Example: BUZZ or HISS

ONOMATOPOEIA HELP

THINKQUEST




EXTRA PRACTICE
Includes practice sheets 
or lesson plans.


THINKQUEST FINAL TEST

QUIA FIGURES OF SPEECH QUIZ


PUNS
A play on words that relies on a word's having more than one meaning or sounding like another word.

BUZZLE PUNS FOR KIDS

FUNNY PUNS

PUN INTERACTIVE I

INTERACTIVE PUN JOKES


ANAGRAMS
An anagram is a word or phrase made by rearranging the letters in another word or phrase.

FUN ANAGRAMS


OXYMORON
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines two opposing or contradictory ideas, such as “pretty ugly".

FUN EXAMPLES

SAMPLES IN SENTENCES


PALINDROMES
A palindrome is a word or phrase that can be read forward or backwards.

FUN STUFF

 

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