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Hyperbole is language that exaggerates. Browse our collection of hyperbole worksheets aimed at helping teach this figurative language device. For more figurative language devices, visit our Similes and Metaphors, Personification and Onomatopoeia pages.

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Hyperbole Poem Worksheet: 'Worst Day of My Life'

This worksheet focuses on hyperbole. Read the poem and answer the questions.

Hyperbole Poem: 'Worst Day of My Life'

A poem using hyperbole titled ‘Worst Day of My Life’.

Writing Hyperbole

Write a hyperbole to match each adjective and noun.

Hyperbole Match

Choose from a word list to complete the hyperboles.

Adding Hyperbole

Students add hyperbole to each sentence.

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Figurative Language Board Game

A board game to help reinforce figurative language. Laminate for a long-lasting resource.

Figurative Language Student Reference Card

A reference card explaining the different figurative language devices: alliteration, metaphors, similes, personification, onomatopoeia.

Figurative Language Card Game

A card game to help reinforce figurative language (similes, metaphors and personification). Laminate for a long-lasting resource.

Hyperbole Match

Choose from a word list to complete the hyperboles.

Classify Figurative Language (1)

Read each sentence and work out whether it is a simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, personification or alliteration.

Classify & Justify Figurative Language (2)

Students identify which figurative language has been used and explain their choices.