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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Metaphor Questions

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Grade 6 Metaphor

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Which line from the poem contains a metaphor?
  1. "I am a bee shuffling through the leaves"
  2. "She leans her pink elbow on the green grass"
  3. "and my sneakers imprint dents on the field"
  4. "We are a world apart in the same backyard"
Grade 6 Metaphor
Which sentence describes what the sentence "this man is an ogre" means?
  1. That man is funny.
  2. That man is kind.
  3. That man is an ugly giant.
  4. That man is smart.
Grade 6 Metaphor CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.6.4

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The metaphor in line 4 of the poem, "She is a snail resting inside a paper shell" shows:
  1. the speaker's sister is nervously hiding behind a pile of books.
  2. the speaker's sister seems to be sleeping with a book as a pillow.
  3. the speaker's sister is reading a book about the habits of snails.
  4. the speaker's sister seems comfortable while reading a book.
Grade 6 Metaphor CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.6.4

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What is the effect of the metaphor "the wall shrinks, it is a football that I can kick away"?
  1. It shows the speaker is able to communicate with his or her mother once again.
  2. It shows the speaker regards his or her life as just another game of football.
  3. It shows the speaker usually imagines things that don't really happen in real life.
  4. It shows the speaker is able to tell the mother to allow him or her to play football.
Grade 6 Metaphor
What does a metaphor do?
  1. Adds a message to your story
  2. Creates a mood
  3. Explains your thinking
  4. Creates an original way of saying something
Grade 6 Metaphor
Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?
  1. Those girls are like two peas in a pod.
  2. Ted was as nervous as a cat.
  3. No one invites Chuck to parties because he's a bear.
  4. The sky smiled down on me.
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