This online worksheet provides explanations and examples of different types of figurative language, including hyperbole, idiom, metaphor, personification, simile, and understatement. Each category also contains links to outside resources. This worksheet ends with a video that shows how students can use a flowchart to identify different types of figurative language. If you are not looking for more written material on figurative language, this video may still be helpful for your students.
This video was created for undergraduate English majors but can still be helpful in teaching students about how figurative language can be used. The speaker in this video focuses specifically on imagery and the ways that language can be used to develop images in the reader's mind. A few specific examples from literature are provided and discussed.
TED Talks are exciting and engaging talks about "ideas worth sharing." TED-Ed takes this format and applies it to education. This video features an animation narrated by Jane Hirshfield and describes the different ways that metaphors can be used to enhance a text.