Personification Worksheets

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Let children's knowledge of figures of speech go all guns blazing with our free, printable personification worksheets! Every pdf in this resource urges kids to practice this unique aspect of the language so they get into the groove before they know it. A literary device that presents inanimate objects as if they were human, personification is an English learner's pleasure. Identify the personification and the object personified, write personifications using the given objects, explain personification in sentences, and more. Your sentences will now leap for a new-found joy!

These worksheets are most recommended for students in grade 5, grade 6, grade 7 and grade 8.

CCSS: L.6.5.A

Identifying Personifications and Objects Personified

Walk the line between learning and imagination with our personification worksheets! In each sentence, 5th grade and 6th grade children underline the object or objects that are personified. Circle the noun/verb/adjective that marks the personification.

Identifying Personifications and Objects Personified

Explaining Personifications

The idea in the personification "Sunday is the kindest day" is that Sunday is not a working day so people are free to do whatever they want. Other days are not as kind as Sunday. Explain the personification in each sentence in this 7th grade printable.

Explaining Personifications

Turning Sentences into Personifications

At the heart of every personification is a verb that helps grade 8 children key into the personification! Often used for people, the verb feels special when used with non-human things. Turn each sentence into a personification by using a verb from the box.

Turning Sentences into Personifications

Writing Personifications

The beauty of a personification is that it gives such powerful wings to our writing that it soars to a never-before height! In this part of our pdf personification worksheets, grade 5, grade 6, and grade 7 children practice writing personifications.

Writing Personifications

Identifying Personifications, Similes, and Metaphors

The simile, metaphor, and personification are birds of a feather, so they often tend to flock together. Each has its unique features. Personifications never use "as" or "like". Let 8th grade children tell if each sentence is a personification, metaphor, or simile.

Identifying Personifications, Similes, and Metaphors