Figurative Language Examples

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Name: ________________________________________________ 2-17-14 A. Simile | B. Metaphor | C. Hyperbole | D. Alliteration | E. Personification | F. Idiom | G. Imagery | H. Onomatopoeia | Directions: For each example of figurative language label it with the CORRECT letter from above. _________1. It’s raining cats and dogs outside. _________2. The table danced when the loud music began blasting from the wireless speakers. _________3. Brrrrrrriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinng! An alarm clock clanged in the dark and silent room. _________4. If we play our cards right, we may be able to get free time. _________5. He had a zillion thoughts running through her mind as he tried planning the surprise. _________6. The water well was dry as a bone. _________7. But a better…show more content…
Which of the following is the best way to write this sentence? If the sentence is best as is, choose Best as is. The barometer are falling, and the weather is getting nasty. A. The barometer falled, and the weather got nasty B. The barometer is falling, and the weather is getting nasty. C. The barometer were falling, and the weather was getting nasty. D. Best as is 2. Choose the best way to write the sentence. If the sentence is best as is, choose Best as is. If enough people sign up for the softball team, we will be able to play in the league. A. If enough people sign up for the softball team. We will be able to play in the league. B. For the softball team, if enough people sign up, we will be able to play in the league. C. If enough people sign up for the softball team, and we will be able to play in the league. D. Best as is 3. Rewrite the following sentence using quotation marks and punctuation correctly: “If we continue working hard, Mrs. Barnes said “,we will all show high growth!”. 4. Choose the underlined word that is misspelled. If none of the words are misspelled, choose No

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