Hyperbole

These worksheets focus on hyperbole, or exaggerated phrases. Students can practice using hyperbole to develop their creative writing skills.

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Hyperbole Cafe is a fun poem about a restaurant that serves bowls of soup deeper than the sea and bread that's longer than a train! Following the poem are two pages of hyperbole worksheets.
5th Grade
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Write a sentence with hyperbole for each item. For example, if a student is give the words, "an old computer," they might write, "My computer is older than the dinosaurs."
2nd through 4th Grades
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On the top half of the worksheet, students must tell which sentences have hyperbole and which ones do not. On the bottom half, they write their own hyperbole sentences.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Students re-write each sentence and add exaggeration.
2nd through 4th Grades
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See also:
Idiom Worksheets

Teaching idioms and hyperbole go hand-in-hand. Use these worksheets to teach kids about expressions that cannot be taken literally.

Similes and Metaphors

These printables contain figurative language lessons on similes and metaphors.