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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 4 Hyperbole CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.4.5
Which is an example of hyperbole?
  1. Her mother told her a million times.
  2. She is one silly girl.
  3. I enjoy having you all in class.
  4. Your a very special person.
Grade 4 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.4.4, L.4.5, L.4.5a
The young boy was a skyscraper next to his friend.

What does the sentence mean?
  1. He was a building.
  2. The young boy was shorter than his friend.
  3. The young boy was much taller than his friend.
  4. He had many stories.
Grade 4 Onomatopoeia CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.4.5
Grade 4 Figurative Language
Grade 4 Simile CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.4.5, L.4.5a
The boy across the street has a heart as big as all outdoors.

What does the simile in the sentence tell you?
  1. The boy has an enlarged heart.
  2. The boy is very giving and kind.
  3. The boy is very selfish and mean.
  4. The boy wears an oxygen mask.
Grade 4 Personification
The definition of personification is...
  1. giving human characteristics to non-human objects.
  2. using like or as when comparing two or more things.
  3. comparing two or more things without using like or as.
  4. when you talk bad about a person.
Grade 4 Poetic Devices
Poetry is a type of writing that uses figurative language to
  1. create images and ideas.
  2. appeal to the five senses.
  3. appeal to emotions.
  4. all of the above
Grade 4 Idiom CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.4.4, L.4.5, L.4.5b
At halftime, Coach Durkes' rousing speech pumped up the football team.

What does pumped up mean in the sentence above?
  1. To discourage
  2. To inflate something
  3. To be unfair
  4. To inspire someone for a difficult task
Grade 4 Figurative Language
Grade 4 Idiom
What does the following idiom mean?

Tomorrow's test will be a piece of cake.
  1. Someone will be serving cake.
  2. The test will be easy.
  3. The class will be eating cake tomorrow.
  4. The test will be cut into pieces.
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