Figurative Language Web Quest
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Your task is to navigate through the…
Figurative Language
Web Quest
…as you record the answers to each question on your
recording paper. Next to each question or group of
questions is a link that will take you to a website to find
the answers. Be sure to read carefully and scroll through
the pages to find exactly what you need.
…and do your best to
stay out of “hot water”
with your teacher! 
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Simile
1. What is the definition of a simile?
2. What two words does a simile always use?
http://www.kidsonthenet.org.uk/dragonsville/metaphor.htm
3. Read the examples of smiles. Write down 5 of your favorite examples.
4. Complete the sentence: A simile is an ______________ that compares two
things that are alike in one way.
http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-similes.html
5. Take the simile quiz. Do your best! Record your score _______ / 15 points
http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/grammar/similes/quiz3468.html
6. Next, try to simile matching game. Record your score _______ / 4 points.
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/CET/flashactivities/similes.html
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Metaphor
7. What is the definition of a metaphor?
http://www.kidsonthenet.org.uk/dragonsville/metaphor.htm
8. Read through the examples of smiles. Write down 5 of your favorite
examples.
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/metaphor-examples-for-kids.html
9. Play one round of “Fling the Teacher: Simile and Metaphor”. Record
your score out of 15 points.
http://kmott.wikispaces.com/Fling+the+Teacher+Simile+and+Metaphor
10. Watch the video below called “Similes and Metaphors in Pop Music”.
Write down 3 examples of metaphors that were listed in the video.
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=50469&CategoryID=2258
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Idiom
11. What are idioms? Write the definition.
http://www.heathermeloche.com/What%20is%20an%20Idiom.htm
12. Play ONE ROUND of the idiom game. Record your score _____ / 10
points.
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary-games/idioms/more-idioms-game.html
13. Look through the pictures of idiom examples. Write down 5 of your
favorite idioms.
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/idiom-examples-of-idioms.html
14. Scroll to the bottom of the page and watch the short video about
idiom drawings made by kids. Then, pick a new idiom that was not in
the video (maybe from your list above) and make your own drawing
in the box.
http://www.english-idioms.com/articles/files/idioms-for-kids.html
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Onomatopoeia
15. What is the definition of an onomatopoeia? Read
the poem examples.
http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/omomatopoea.html
16. Watch the short video. Record at least 7
onomatopoeias that you hear in the clip.
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=724&CategoryID=2259
17. Onomatopoeias are used in advertising. List three examples of a
company or brand that use onomatopoeias.
http://encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/on/Onomatopoeia
18. Open up this website and find “Exercise #2”. Follow the instructions
to write your own poem.
http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/news/onomatopoeia-poetry-lesson-plan/
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Alliteration
19. What is the definition of alliteration?
http://www.youngwriters.co.uk/alliteration.php
20. Read examples of alliterations. Then, pick your favorite to write
down on the lines.
http://www.letkidslead.com/Alliteration.aspx
21. Take the Alliteration quiz and record your score _______ / 10 points.
http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks3/english/alliteration-01/
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Hyperbole
22. What is the entire definition for a hyperbole?
http://www.buzzle.com/articles/hyperbole-examples.html
23. Read through the 50 examples of hyperboles. Then pick your top 5
favorites to record on the line.
http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/figurative-language/figurative-language-examples/hyperboleexamples/
24. Watch the video about Hyperboles in
real life. Record two of them and their
meanings.
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=14861
Figurative Language Web Quest
Review
Figures of Speech Review # 1
http://dynamo.dictionary.com/94455/figure-of-speech#&slider1=1
Figure of Speech Review # 2
http://www.quizrevolution.com/ch/a77890/go
Figure of Speech Review # 3
http://www.funtrivia.com/playquiz/quiz26283305530.html
Figure of Speech Review # 4
http://www.quia.com/hm/80390.html
Created by Mrs. Brown – Cambridge Elementary - October 2013
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