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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Metaphor Questions

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Grade 5 Metaphor CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.5.4
Read these lines from the poem:

The engine was an old lion / roaring but weak in the core.

What does this metaphor mean?
  1. The engine was probably dying, but it still made noise.
  2. The engine was probably missing important parts.
  3. The engine was making strange, animal-like sounds.
  4. The engine of the vehicle was shaped like an old lion.
Grade 5 Metaphor CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.5.5a
An expression that makes an imaginative comparison between two different things, without using words such as "like," or "as."
  1. simile
  2. limerick
  3. metaphor
  4. onomatopoeia
Grade 5 Metaphor
"My soul is an enchanted boat," is an example of which figurative language device?
  1. metaphor
  2. simile
  3. personification
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Metaphor
What type of figurative language does the following sentence use?

The young boy was a skyscraper next to his friend.
  1. simile
  2. metaphor
  3. personification
  4. none of the above
Grade 5 Metaphor
An expression that makes an imaginative comparison between two different things, without using words such as "like," or "as" is called a:
  1. metaphor
  2. simile
  3. personification
  4. none of the above
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