Personification Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is an inanimate object?

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1. How might a writer use personification when talking about a flag?

2. Why do writers use personification?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this multiple-choice quiz will ask you about the reasons why writers use personification. You'll also need to answer questions about personification examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Recognize an inanimate object
  • Understand how personification may be used when you write about a flag
  • Know why writers use personification
  • Find examples of personification
  • Tell what 'an angry storm' means

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - tell the difference between sentences that do and do not use personification
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about personification to answer why writers use it
  • Reading comprehension - take away the important information from the lesson on personification

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Personification Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples to get more information. The lesson helps students:

  • Learn what personification means
  • Understand how personification is used in a Shel Silverstein poem
  • Know how the word 'person' can help you remember personification