Have you ever heard someone say when they’re about to cancel an appointment, “Sorry, I’ve got to take a raincheck” or when you’re feeling confident about doing something and you said, ‘That’s a piece of cake!”?
Figurative language are words, phrases, or statements that we use in conversations but its meaning is not literally what it says. So when somebody says, ‘I was late for school because it was raining cats and dogs!” – it doesn’t literally mean that there are cats and dogs falling from the sky but that it is raining very hard.
Confused? Don’t be! This compilation of online figurative language games and sling the teacher figurative language activities will help you learn about this amazing topic in the English language – the exciting and engaging way!
- Drag and Drop Metaphors
- Figurative Language Questions
- Figurative Language Snow Fight
- Cannonball Cats
- Figurative Language Jeopardy
- Common Poetry Terms
- Figurative Language Jumping Tiles
- Bud, Not Buddy
- Figurative Language Moles in Holes
- Adages and Idioms
- Eye on Idioms
- Idioms Scavenger Hunt 1
- Idioms Scavenger Hunt 2
- Figures of Speech Hangman
- Figurative Language: Flashcards
- Simile Quiz