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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 5 Poetic Devices CCSS: RF.5.4, RF.5.4b
Grade 5 Figurative Language
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5a
'Once by the Pacific' by Robert Frost

The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in.

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem
  1. compares the waves to one another.
  2. exaggerates the size of the waves.
  3. makes the waves seem human.
  4. makes the reader hear the waves.
Grade 5 Figurative Language
"The stars will cry the blackest tears tonight."
  1. alliteration
  2. hyperbole
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. personification
Grade 5 Figurative Language
"My heart's a stereo, it beats for you so listen close."
  1. alliteration
  2. metaphor
  3. hyperbole
  4. onomatopoeia
Grade 5 Idiom
During a class discussion, Jason added fuel to the fire by suggesting that the trip was pointless.
What is the meaning of the idiom added fuel to the fire?
  1. gave someone good luck
  2. saw the positive in everything
  3. made a bad situation worse
  4. tried to do something again
Grade 5 Figurative Language
Grade 5 Figurative Language
"And I'm going to miss you like a child misses their blanket."
  1. simile
  2. personification
  3. hyperbole
  4. alliteration
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.5a
"The baby's skin was like a rose petal." What does this simile say to you?
  1. The baby's skin is very soft and delicate.
  2. The baby's skin is rough.
  3. The baby's skin is dry.
  4. The baby's skin is sticky.
Grade 5 Figurative Language
"I jumped so high I touched the clouds."
  1. alliteration
  2. onomatopoeia
  3. simile
  4. hyperbole
Grade 5 Figurative Language
"You've got a smile that could light up this whole town."
  1. hyperbole
  2. metaphor
  3. alliteration
  4. onomatopoeia
Grade 5 Simile CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5a
"The stars were like diamonds," is an example of which figurative language?
  1. personification
  2. simile
  3. metaphor
  4. none of the abobe
Grade 5 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5, RL.5.4, L.5.5, L.5.5a
"The shattered water made a misty din.
Great waves looked over others coming in."

The figurative language in line 2 of this poem                                   .
  1. compares the waves to one another.
  2. exaggerates the size of the waves.
  3. makes the waves seem human.
  4. makes the reader hear the waves.
Grade 5 Hyperbole
Which is an example of hyperbole?
  1. I could sleep for an hour.
  2. I could sleep right now.
  3. I could sleep for a week.
  4. I could sleep like a baby.
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