Figurative Language Task Cards in Print and Digital

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This set of 32 task cards will give your students lots of practice identifying idioms, metaphors, similes, hyperbole, alliteration, onomatopoeia, and personification!


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Total Pages: 25+
File Size: 933 KB

These Figurative Language Task Cards in both PRINT and DIGITAL for Google Classroom™ (and other top educational platforms) will help your students practice identifying seven different types of figurative language. Students will read the phrase on each card and determine whether it includes a simile, idiom, metaphor, hyperbole, alliteration, personification, or an onomatopoeia.

It includes: (Print and Digital)
32 Figurative Language Task Cards
Record Sheet
Answer Key
Teacher Notes
Teacher Notes for Digital with LINKS


SAVE MORE and GET MORE with the Print and Digital Figurative Language Unit! This set of task cards is also included in that set:
Figurative Language for 4th and 5th Grades


Why you’ll love this resource:

  • The task cards give your students concentrated practice, so students get multiple opportunities to identify figurative language types in one time frame.
  • The task cards come in a digital version that makes it easy to plan and assign for the classroom, homeschool, or for distance learning.
  • Task cards seem less overwhelming than longer passages for many students.
  • Students view task cards as more of a game, which makes them fun!
  • It’s easy to turn the cards into an actual game by adding a tic-tac-toe on a whiteboard or a board game.
  • The task cards may be used in a number of ways, from reading centers to whole class, one on one, test prep, SCOOT, exit slip, and more!!!


Looking for more task cards? Please check these out:
Task Cards for Characters
Task Cards for Inferences Using Informational Text
Task Cards for Inferences Using Literature
Task Cards for Main Idea Using Informational Text
Task Cards for Text Evidence Using Informational Text
Task Cards for Themes in Literature


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This resource may only be placed on a password-protected website for your students, like Google Classroom™. It may not be placed anywhere else on the internet, on a class or school website visible to the public, or on a district server. Please email me if you have any questions: [email protected].


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