Figurative Language Worksheet

Figurative Language Worksheet

How to teach Figurative Language

Using Figurative Language Worksheet, students write a list of words in order of intensity from least to greatest.

Many words mean the same thing but in different degrees. This worksheet will help your students to expand their vocabulary and use that match exactly what they are trying to communicate.

Read the lists of words below. Then, write them in order of intensity from least to greatest.


Other resources to use with this Figurative Language Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about figurative language.

Use this Identifying Unknown Words in a Text Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by asking students to share words that mean "Good". Next, ask students to help you arrange the list from the very best way to say "Good" to the least descriptive way.  Then, students complete the worksheet independently or with a partner.  Finally, students use examples of words in their daily writing.

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