Literary Elements: Similes and Metaphors Worksheets (Common Core Standards)

Literary Elements: Similes and Metaphors Worksheets (Common Core Standards)

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How do you recognize a simile? How do you recognize a metaphor? What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor? After practicing with these five worksheets you students will be able to answer all of these questions and write their own similes and metaphors.

Perhaps the most famous literary devices, similes and metaphors will really improve your students' writing and help give them insight into the texts they are reading. Great as an activity for independent work, group work or homework!

Are your students unfamiliar with literary devices? Grab my PowerPoint presentation on 17 of the most common literary devices. You can go through it together in class or post it to your website for kids to explore at home. By pairing the PowerPoint with the worksheets, you will ensure that your students will master metaphors and similes.

?Metaphor
?Simile
?Hyperbole
?Personification
?Allusion
?Foreshadowing
?Flashback
?Imagery
?Irony
?Oxymoron
?Juxtaposition
?Satire
?Foil
?Onomatopoeia
?Alliteration
?Assonance
?Consonance

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Grade Levels: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Resource Types: Worksheets, Activities, Homework