Hyperbole Worksheets

Catnip for children who love to embellish their language, our free printable hyperbole worksheets are loaded with this figure of speech, excellent for a range of everyday situations. Think of hyperbole as your go-to tool whenever you think your speech or writing feels dull and inspired. Our hyperbole worksheets pdf with answers take off with an identifying hyperbole exercise, pick up steam with a writing hyperbole drawing on a set of given ideas worksheet, and bring down the curtain with a task where you match phrases to create hyperbolic sentences.

These worksheets are most recommended for students in grade 5 through grade 8.

CCSS: L.5.5.A

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Identifying Hyperbole in Sentences

Break free from the boredom of everyday language with a wealth of lifelike hyperboles fit for 5th grade and 6th grade. Read our hyperbole examples in sentences and underline the hyperbole, a figure of speech that includes exaggeration, in each.

Identifying Hyperbole in Sentences

Does It Have a Hyperbole or Not?

Let not the presence of a superlative adjective or seemingly overwhelming other descriptive words mislead you! Stick to the definition of hyperbole to a tee, and you can easily tell which sentence is hyperbolic and which is not, as in this pdf exercise.

Hyperbole or Not

Writing Hyperbolic Sentences

Arouse joy by practicing purposely and obviously exaggerating to an extreme in this hyperbole worksheet! A number of ideas are given, and students in 7th grade and 8th grade conjure up a hyperbole magic and write a hyperbole using each idea.

Writing Hyperbolic Sentences

Explaining Hyperbole

At the heart of a hyperbole is the humor and creativity it inspires, so children in grade 5 and grade 6 can't afford to take a hyperbole literally. A dynamite hyperbole activity, this printable tasks students with throwing light on each hyperbole they read.

Explaining Hyperbole

Matching Phrases to Make Hyperboles

Master accentuating the thoughts/ideas with this hyperbole worksheet for students in grade 7 and grade 8. Match each phrase on the left to an apt phrase on the right to help complete a hyperbolic sentence. A refreshing hyperbole activity!

Matching Phrases to Make Hyperboles

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