Teaching Resource

Figurative Language Worksheet

PDF, Google Slides | 1 page|Grades: 3 - 6

A worksheet that can be used in multiple ways when teaching figurative language.

Use this resource when teaching students about different types of figurative language.

The types referenced on the worksheet include:

  • metaphor
  • simile
  • personification
  • hyperbole
  • idiom
  • onomatopoeia.

This resource can be used in a multitude of ways! Here are just a few:

  • A set of guided notes to fill in with examples when teaching figurative language. In the end, have them glue it inside their interactive reading notebook.
  • As an exit ticket at the end of each figurative language lesson. Simply have your students cut it apart into the 6 different types and complete one each day after completing a lesson and turn it in.
  • As a reading center activity to practice using the different types of figurative language.
  • As a review activity prior to an assessment on figurative language.

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the PDF or Google slide version.

This resource was created by Meagan Lee, a teacher in Texas and a Teach Starter Collaborator.

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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