Christmas Figurative Language Writing Task Cards - Holiday Writing Prompts

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Christmas Figurative Language Writing Task Cards - Holiday Writing Prompts: These ready-to-print Christmas writing prompt task cards will help your students practice writing with figurative language with a holiday twist. Each of the 30 included task cards provides a Christmas prompt which also asks students to integrate literary devices into their response. There are prompts for integrating metaphor, simile, hyperbole, personification, and alliteration into their writing around the holidays. The resource includes 30 task cards for students to practice including figurative language in their writing to enhance description.

Included in the Christmas Figurative Language Writing Prompt Resource

➡️ 30 Figurative Language Writing Task Cards: These 30 Christmas-inspired writing prompts ask students to write a holiday narrative while integrating different figurative language into their writing. Below is a sample of the prompts included for the different types of figurative language: 

  • Simile: You are a reindeer flying around at night. Describe your surroundings using at least three similes.
  • Personification: Write a paragraph describing the movement of Santa’s sleigh using at least three examples of personification.
  • Metaphor: Write a paragraph about someone obsessed with eating candy canes. Use at least three metaphors.
  • Hyperbole: Imagine you are in the noisy toy workshop in the North Pole. You can hardly hear a thing! Write a paragraph about this scene using at least three examples of hyperbole.
  • Alliteration: Write a paragraph describing a long string of Christmas lights using alliteration as your main device.

What Teachers Are Saying About The Christmas Figurative Language Writing Prompt Resource

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was a great activity to review the figurative language that we had been learning about. It was also a great activity to use the week before winter break; something fun that got the students moving around and using their creative juices while staying academic!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Cute, festive, fun resource that the students really enjoyed working together in small groups or individually to write a little creatively!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was a very fun way to review figurative language. My 8th grade students enjoyed making figurative language Christmas books using these cards.

Pair this with our most popular Christmas writing activity:

➡️ Snowball Writing Activity

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