Figurative Language 1
Figurative Language 2
Figurative Language 3
Figurative Language 4
Figurative Language 5
100

"Sally sells seashells by the seashore"

Alliteration

100

You are the sun, moon, and stars to me.

What is a METAPHOR?

100

The curtains in the window are waving hello to us.

What is PERSONIFICATION?

100

The comparison of two things using the words "like" or "as"

What is a SIMILE?

100

Daily Double

200

The tree branches danced in the wind.

What is PERSONIFICATION?

200

Daily Double

Daily Double

200

The car was as fast as a jet soaring through the sky.

What is a SIMILE?

200

My hair would not cooperate this morning.

What is personification?

200

The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words

What is ALLITERATION?

300

You’re acting like such a Scrooge!

What is an ALLUSION? (bonus points)

*Will accept SIMILE.

300

He is a library of information about athletes.

What is a METAPHOR?

300

Daily Double

300

She walked in the room like a supermodel on a catwalk.

What is a SIMILE?

300

A comparison without the use of "like" or "as"

What is a METAPHOR?

400

There were a million people in line in front of me to see the new Avengers movie.

What is HYPERBOLE?

400

Her hair was a flowing golden river streaming down her shoulders.


What is a Metaphor?

400

The insects buzzed around the flowers.

What is ONOMATOPOEIA?

400

My parents are too strict; my house is a prison.

What is a METAPHOR?

400

Her hair is silk. This is an example of:

What is a METAPHOR?

500

The computer stared at me while a put off doing my homework.

What is PERSONIFICATION?

500

Her heart is as pure as gold.

What is a SIMILE?

500

My sore feet were begging me to take a break.

What is PERSONIFICATION?

500

Their friendship is a rollercoaster ride.

What is a METAPHOR?

500

Giving human characteristics to non-human things

What is PERSONIFICATION?

600

Her laughter was like a warm blanket or a familiar song.

What is a Simile?

600

"BOOM" , the book dropped to the floor.

What is ONOMATOPOEIA?

600
Sally's seashells sold out in the shop. 

Alliteration

600


What is ALLITERATION?

600

Words that imitate sounds

What is ONOMATOPOEIA?

700

She splashed in the pool.

What is ONOMATOPOEIA?

700

I was so hungry, I even ate the plate.

What is HYPERBOLE?

700

I'd rather take baths with a man-eating shark than do my homework.

What is HYPERBOLE?

700

An exaggerated statement for emphasis or comical expression

What is HYPERBOLE?

700

The shoes tap-danced in the evening sun.

What is PERSONIFICATION?

800


What is raining cats and dogs?

IDIOM

800

I will be right back, hold down the fort for me.

What is an IDIOM?

800

The fireworks boomed in the distance.

What is ONOMATOPOEIA?

800

DAILY DOUBLE


DAILY DOUBLE

800

She is as cool as a cucumber.  This is an example of:

What is a SIMILE?

900

The internet is like a window to the world—you can learn about everything online!

What is a SIMILE?

900

My life is an open book; I have no secrets.

What is a METAPHOR?

900

Cool cucumber clubbed a cute cube!

What is ALLITERATION?

900

God is a DJ, life is a dance floor, love is a rhythm. 

(Pink – God Is a DJ)

What is a METAPHOR?

900

I am so hungry that I could eat a horse! This is an example of:

What is HYPERBOLE?

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