Whether it is hyperbole, personification, an idiom, metaphor, or simile, the English language is full of figurative language. This collection of worksheets will present the student with short sentences using figurative language, and ask them to identify the type being used. Some uses of figurative language have been highlighted, and others must be identified within the given sentence before being classified. Answer keys have been provided for each work sheet for instructors.
Fun Fact: A common characteristic of students on the autism spectrum is that they have a difficult time understanding figurative language such as metaphors, puns, etc.