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Metaphor Questions - All Grades

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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 4 Metaphor
Which of the following is an example of a metaphor?
  1. He's as lazy as a dog.
  2. My dad won't go hiking, he is a couch potato!
  3. She was as cold as ice.
  4. Her eyes shone like stars in the night.
Grade 9 Metaphor
Metaphor differs chiefly from simile in that metaphor
  1. is used to describe non-human objects in the natural world.
  2. contains many layers of significance.
  3. does not use an explicit comparative word such as like or as.
  4. may be extended over many lines of verse.
Grade 9 Metaphor
Choose the best example of a metaphor.
  1. Tybalt, you rat-catcher, will you walk?
  2. Peace you mumbling fool!
  3. O, speak again, bright angel!
  4. How silver-sweet sound lovers' tongues by night, Like softest music to attending ears!
Grade 8 Metaphor CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5

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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 7 Metaphor
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 4 Metaphor
Grade 4 Metaphor
Grade 5 Metaphor
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