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Personification

Giving human qualities to animals, plants, or objects.

Example: The moon smiled down on me.

Personification PowerPoint Presentation

Hyperbole

An extravagant exaggeration.

Example: If I've told you once, I've told you a million times.

Explanation

Simile, Metaphor, or Hyperbole Rags to Riches Game

Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole Rags to Riches Game

Figurative Language

Figurative language is language that means more than what it says on the surface.

 

Figurative Language Definitions and Resources

 

Games

Figurative Language Flashcards

Figures of Speech Hangman

Figures of Speech Practice

Idiom

An expression that means something other than the literal meanings of its individual words.

Example: "Hold your horses," which means "Be patient."

Paint By Idioms

Color Idioms

Simile

A figure of speech in which two unlike things are compared, often in a phrase introduced by like or "as".

Simile Quiz

Metaphor