Hyperbole Worksheets

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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

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.

Does It Have a 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