Metaphor Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: L.5.5.A

Common Core Standard

Metaphors are often used by authors to help the reader get a picture in their own mind. They lend themselves to comparisons between things that aren't alike. Below you will find several worksheets to help you better understanding their use in language. We often use figures of speech to make our points stick home with readers a bit more. When we are trying to help our readers make connections between two different things we can use metaphors to describe this relationship. Remember these are not meant to be taking literally. The comparisons made by metaphors are positioned to be poetic. Metaphors when used to make the work more colorful and to engage readers more. The worksheets in this section will help students identify and write their own metaphors.









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