Personification, Alliteration, Similes and Metaphors: 44 Worksheets
This resource contains 3 sets of worksheets on figurative language and the literary devices of alliteration, personification, similes and metaphors.

Similes and Metaphors Worksheets

There are 15 worksheets on similes and metaphors. Tasks include:

- Identifying similes and metaphors in sentences and poetry and literature from The Ancient Mariner by Coleridge, Sea Fever by John Masefield, I wandered lonely as a cloud by William Wordsworth, The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes, A red, red rose by Robert Burns, several bible verses and Shakespeare quotes.
- Composing sentences and short paragraphs containing similes and metaphors on themes including foggy day, the haunted house, the snow, the combine harvester, candle flame, trees, hate, love, happiness.

The resource also includes a poster on the difference between similes and metaphors and an explanation sheet with examples of metaphors and similes and the difference between them.

Personification Worksheets

This resource contains a set of 16 worksheets on identifying and using personification. Tasks include

- Identifying alliteration in sentences and poetry and literature from The Ancient Mariner by Coleridge, The Fog by Carl Sandburg , Jack Frost, The Eight-Story Kiss by Tom Robbins , The Windmill by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Sea Fever by John Masefield, I wandered lonely as a cloud by William Wordsworth, Snow and Snow by Ted Hughes.
- Writing sentences and short paragraphs containing personification on themes.

The resource also contains an explanation and definition sheet about personification.

Alliteration Worksheets

A set of 13 worksheets on identifying and using alliteration. Tasks include:

- Identifying alliteration in sentences and poetry and literature from Harry Potter, The Highwayman, The Listeners, Kubla Khan, Cargoes, Sea Fever and The Ancient Mariner.
- Writing sentences and short paragraphs containing alliteration.

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Personification PowerPoint Lesson

Alliteration PowerPoint Lesson

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