Personification Worksheets

This resource contains a set of 16 worksheets on identifying and using the literary device of personification. It is available in both PDF and word format to allow for editing and personalisation.

Tasks include:

1.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.

2. Writing sentences and short paragraphs containing personification on themes including foggy day, the haunted house, the snow, the combine harvester, the candle flame, the trees, firework display, fast flowing river.

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

An accompanying PowerPoint lesson on personification is also available

Personification PowerPoint Lesson

This resource contains a 25-slide PowerPoint lesson on the literary device of ‘personification’.

The content includes:

1. An explanation and definition of personification and its use in the production of figurative language.

2. Why it is used.

3. Examples of personification from poetry and literature - I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud, The Ancient Mariner, Snow and Snow, The Fog, The Eight-Story Kiss

4. Images for students to compose their own writing containing personification.

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Personification PowerPoint Lesson and Worksheets

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Created: Jun 9, 2016

Updated: Jul 19, 2019


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