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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 5 Simile 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 Simile CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5a
Grade 5 Figurative Language
Grade 5 Figurative Language
"She is an angel"

This is an example of                  .
  1. simile
  2. personification
  3. metaphor
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Figurative Language
Grade 5 Figurative Language
Grade 5 Figurative Language
Grade 5 Figurative Language
What does the idiom "you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar" mean?
  1. Flies like vinegar more than honey.
  2. It is a waste of time to argue.
  3. People respond better to kindness.
  4. It's easier to catch someone who eats honey.
Grade 5 Poetic Devices CCSS: RF.5.4, RF.5.4b
Grade 5 Idiom CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5, L.5.5b
Read the sentence below.

When Joe stopped stealing from his mother and started stealing from stores, he jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire.

What does the idiom OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE mean?
  1. to get out of one bad place and into a worse one
  2. to find something that one enjoys doing daily
  3. to learn how to improve upon one's special skills
  4. to do something today instead of waiting around
Grade 5 Figurative Language
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