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Figurative Language: Personification (Grade 6)

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Figurative Language: Personification

1. 
Which of the following is NOT an example of personification?
  1. The star I wished on winked at me.
  2. The trout danced on the water's surface.
  3. The angry mirror showed every wrinkle on his face.
  4. The sun was warm on the child's face.
2. 
Which of the following is an example of personification?
  1. The cookies smelled like a delicious cake.
  2. The cookies smell delicious.
  3. The delicious smell of cookies walked me to the kitchen.
  4. The delicious cookies are a dream.
3. 
Which of the following sentences is an example of personification?
  1. The slimy eel slithered through the seaweed.
  2. The stand of trees was a festival of color that fall.
  3. The dandelions stood tall, proudly surveying the rest of the yard.
  4. The snails crept along the sidewalk, moving as slowly as a glacier.
4. 
Which of the following is(are)an example(s) of PERSONIFICATION?
  1. The wind whistled silently through the night.
  2. The dog took the empty bowl and threw it over the fence.
  3. The cat ran fast.
  4. Bob jumped over the gate like Bill did before.
5. 
Which is an example of personification?
  1. The wind grabbed onto my arms.
  2. The wind is like a thundering sea.
  3. The wind is the sea.
  4. The wind winds wondrously without a witness
6. 
Personification
  1. giving inanimate objects human like characteristics
  2. a person, place, thing, or idea
  3. a state of being
  4. a regional variety of language
7. 
Which of the following is an example of personification?
  1. The moon is a bright yellowish orange tonight.
  2. The desk chair broke when the books were set on top.
  3. The acorn seed will one day grow into a tree.
  4. The moon shows us more about beauty than any thing on earth.
8. 
"But when the trees bow down their heads..." is an example of:
  1. hyperbole
  2. metaphor
  3. personification
  4. simile
9. 
"My computer throws a fit every time I use it," is an example of:
  1. simile
  2. personification
  3. alliteration
  4. onomatopoeia
10. 
Write an example of personification using the following words:

dollar bills
jeans



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