Similes
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Idiom
Onomatopoea
Alliteration
Personificataion
Imagery
100

A type of figurative language that compares to things using the words "like" or "as"

Simile

100

A comparison of two things by saying one thing is another thing. 

Metaphor

100

A type of figurative language that exaggerates things to make them sound bigger, better, or more than what they truly are.  

Hyperbole

100

A type of figurative language that is an expression that means something different from the meaning of it's individual words. 

Idiom

100

A word that imitates the sound of what it describes.  

Onomatopoeia 

100
A sound device used to repeat the same consonant sound at the beginning of nearby words."

Alliteration 

100

A type of figurative language that gives human qualities or characteristics to an animal or object.

Personification  

100

A type of figurative language that describes how something looks, sounds, feels, smells, or tastes.  

Imagery

200

What does this simile mean:

"I am as happy as a clam!"

I am very happy!

200

What does this metaphor mean?

"You must be a walking encyclopedia to know all those facts."

You know a great deal of facts.

200

What does this hyperbole mean:

"I have been waiting for 100 years!"

You have been waiting for a very long time.  

200

What does this idiom mean?

I feel as sick as a dog!

I feel very sick.  

200

What might this example of onomatopoeia be referring to?

BOOM!

Answers will vary

200

What letter/sound does this example of alliteration focus on?

"Sally sent Susan some samples of soup."

"S" sound

200

What does this example of personification mean?

The moon follows me as I walk. 

No matter where she walks, the moon is visible.  

200

What is this imagery describe?

The sweet smell of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies filled the air.  

300

What does this simile mean?

The clouds were like fluffy cotton candy.

The clouds were very fluffy looking.  

300

What does this metaphor mean?

My brother is a baby teddy bear.

The brother is soft and cuddly. 

300

What does this hyperbole mean:

I am so hungry I could eat a horse!

I am very, very hungry.  

300

What does this idiom mean?

It is raining cats and dogs outside!

It is raining very heavily outside.  

300

What might this example of onomatopoeia be referring to?

Zap !

Answers will vary.

300

What might this example of onomatopoeia be referring to?

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.  

"P" sound

300

What does this example of personification mean?

The wind whistled throughout the day.

It was very windy outside

300

What does this example of personification mean?

The mud felt slimy and slippery between my toes.  

400

What does this simile mean?

During the house fire, my dad was as brave as a lion.

My dad was very brave.  

400

What does this metaphor mean?

This classroom is a zoo !

The class is wild and noisy.  

400

What does this hyperbole mean:

Ms. Gill told us a million times not to talk while she is talking!

Ms. Gill said many, many times for the class to not talk.

400

What does this idiom mean?

The price of that t-shirt is a rip-off ! 

The shirt costs way too much money.  

400

What might this example of onomatopoeia be referring to?

Pop!

Answers will vary. 

400

What might this example of onomatopoeia be referring to?

Steve saved seven stranded seagulls. 

"S" sound

400

What does this example of personification mean?

This computer has a mind of its own !

The computer keeps messing up and doing things I do not want it to do.

500

What does this simile mean?

My best friend sings like an angel.

My friend sings very well. 

500

What does this metaphor mean?

Mr. Jellybean is the apple of my eye. 

Mr. Jellybean is my very special cat who I love very much.  

500

What does this hyperbole mean:

You walk slower than a snail !

You walk very slow. 

500

What does this idiom mean?

Baking a cake is easy as A, B, C.  

It is very easy to bake a cake.  

500

What might this example of onomatopoeia be referring to?

Buzzzzz !

Answers will vary.

500

What might this example of onomatopoeia be referring to?

Even elephants enjoy eating eggs every day. 

"E" sound

500

What does this example of personification mean?

The cookies are calling my name ! 

The cookies smell so good, and I want to eat some really bad!

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