Figurative Language - Retest
Match the type of figuruative language to each example. Designed for 5th graders by 5th graders.
Terms in this set (30)
''As alike as two peas in a pod''
"A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush."
"Betty Boo baked badly burnt cookies."
The window sang her mournful songs through the falling leaves.
Brian was a wall, bouncing every tennis ball backover the net.
My sister uses so much makeup that when she smiles, her cheeks fall off.
The sun glared down at me from the sky.
My eyes danced with delight.
I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.
That joke is so old the last time I heard it I was riding a dinosaur.
Curiosity killed the cat
The grass was as sharp as a sword.
Bob was a master, knocking down all the bowling pins.
My best friend is so forgetful, I sometimes have to remind her what her name is
Fear knocked on the door
My hands were as cold as ice.
Her tears flowed down her cheeks like the Mississippi River
I was so tired I could sleep for a year
The rain kissed my cheeks as it fell
the cloud was like a giant, fluffy, cotton ball.
His smile was a huge, colorful, rainbow after a giant storm.
My backpack weighs a ton!
The rain danced in a pattern, repeating the steps over and over as it fell.
Playing cards with Sam is like trying to outsmart a Vegas slot machine.
My computer hates to do my homework.
Becky's beagle barked and bayed, becoming bothersome for Billy.
Her eyes were darting searchlights, scanning the room for her rival
My dog is so ugly, we had to pay the fleas to live on him.
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