Allusion Worksheets

It is not just their variety and richness that make our free, printable allusion worksheets an intriguing bunch, it's also the ease of traversing through them. Practice providing greater context to your writing by referencing a famous work of art or literature. Explore how to bring in events and places of historical significance to effectively get your points across to the reader. Our allusion worksheet pdfs include identifying allusions in sentences, circling and explaining allusions, answering an allusions MCQ, writing sentences using mythological allusions, and more.

These allusion worksheets are ideal for children in grade 6, grade 7, and grade 8.

CCSS: L.7.5.A

Identifying Allusions

Develop such a fascination for allusions that your peers will say allusions are your "kryptonite". In this printable allusion worksheet, read each sentence, and underline the allusion used in it. Let this exercise pdf mark the dawn of an eventful allusion odyssey.

Identifying Allusions

Circling and Explaining Allusions

If you share the "Promethean" dreams of your gifted-with-the-art-of-writing fellow learners in grade 6 and grade 7, you'll not only enjoy circling and explaining the allusions in this section of our allusions worksheets, you'll start alluding with panache.

Circling and Explaining Allusions

Finding, Explaining, and Using Allusions

Instruct 6th grade and 7th grade learners to identify the allusion in each sentence and explain its meaning. Let them then answer the personalized question or make a sentence using the allusion. A lot of alluding practice is packed into this pdf!

Finding, Explaining, and Using Allusions

Allusions MCQ

Think of allusions as a literary shorthand, which draws on popular works, the Bible, and Shakespeare in an attempt to give the situation a greater meaning. Experience this hands-on as you answer this allusion MCQ worksheet prepared for grade 8 students.

Allusions MCQ

Understanding and Using Mythological Allusions

With Lady Luck on their side, 8th grade children will encounter no difficulty answering this printable allusion worksheets. Direct them to read each expression that alludes to Greek mythology, write its meaning, and use it in a sentence.

Understanding and Using Mythological Allusions

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