Making metaphors

Grades 4,5 | Writing, Reading

How many metaphors can you find in this poem? In this language arts worksheet, your child learns to spot metaphors, determine their meaning from context, write them as similes, and decide which metaphors are most effective and why. Bonus: your child gets practice writing poetry using metaphors.

This worksheet originally published in English Made Easy Key Stage 2 for ages 10 to 11 by © Dorling Kindersley Limited.

Skills: metaphors and similes, figurative language, reading comprehension, building vocabulary, understanding poetry, writing practice

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