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Figurative Language Web Quest

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Your task is to navigate through the

Figurative Language

Web Quest
as you record the answers to each question on your
recording paper. Next to each question or group of
questions is a link that will take you to a website to find
the answers. Be sure to read carefully and scroll through
the pages to find exactly what you need.

and do your best to


stay out of hot water
with your teacher!

Figurative Language Web Quest

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Simile
1. What is the definition of a simile?
2. What two words does a simile always use?
http://www.kidsonthenet.org.uk/dragonsville/metaphor.htm

3. Read the examples of smiles. Write down 5 of your favorite examples.


4. Complete the sentence: A simile is an ______________ that compares two
things that are alike in one way.
http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-similes.html

5. Take the simile quiz. Do your best! Record your score _______ / 15 points
http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/grammar/similes/quiz3468.html

6. Next, try to simile matching game. Record your score _______ / 4 points.
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/CET/flashactivities/similes.html

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Metaphor
7. What is the definition of a metaphor?
http://www.kidsonthenet.org.uk/dragonsville/metaphor.htm

8. Read through the examples of smiles. Write down 5 of your favorite


examples.
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/metaphor-examples-for-kids.html

9. Play one round of Fling the Teacher: Simile and Metaphor. Record
your score out of 15 points.
http://kmott.wikispaces.com/Fling+the+Teacher+Simile+and+Metaphor

10. Watch the video below called Similes and Metaphors in Pop Music.
Write down 3 examples of metaphors that were listed in the video.
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=50469&CategoryID=2258

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Idiom
11. What are idioms? Write the definition.
http://www.heathermeloche.com/What%20is%20an%20Idiom.htm

12. Play ONE ROUND of the idiom game. Record your score _____ / 10
points.
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary-games/idioms/more-idioms-game.html

13. Look through the pictures of idiom examples. Write down 5 of your
favorite idioms.
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/idiom-examples-of-idioms.html

14. Scroll to the bottom of the page and watch the short video about
idiom drawings made by kids. Then, pick a new idiom that was not in
the video (maybe from your list above) and make your own drawing
in the box.
http://www.english-idioms.com/articles/files/idioms-for-kids.html

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Onomatopoeia
15. What is the definition of an onomatopoeia? Read
the poem examples.
http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/omomatopoea.html

16. Watch the short video. Record at least 7


onomatopoeias that you hear in the clip.
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=724&CategoryID=2259

17. Onomatopoeias are used in advertising. List three examples of a


company or brand that use onomatopoeias.
http://encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/on/Onomatopoeia

18. Open up this website and find Exercise #2. Follow the instructions
to write your own poem.
http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/news/onomatopoeia-poetry-lesson-plan/

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Alliteration
19. What is the definition of alliteration?
http://www.youngwriters.co.uk/alliteration.php

20. Read examples of alliterations. Then, pick your favorite to write


down on the lines.
http://www.letkidslead.com/Alliteration.aspx

21. Take the Alliteration quiz and record your score _______ / 10 points.
http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks3/english/alliteration-01/

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Hyperbole
22. What is the entire definition for a hyperbole?
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/hyperbole-examples.html

23. Read through the 50 examples of hyperboles. Then pick your top 5
favorites to record on the line.
http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/figurative-language/figurative-language-examples/hyperboleexamples/

24. Watch the video about Hyperboles in


real life. Record two of them and their
meanings.
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=14861

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Review
Figures of Speech Review # 1
http://dynamo.dictionary.com/94455/figure-of-speech#&slider1=1

Figure of Speech Review # 2


http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a77890/go

Figure of Speech Review # 3


http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz26283305530.html

Figure of Speech Review # 4


http://www.quia.com/hm/80390.html

Created by Mrs. Brown Cambridge Elementary - October 2013

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