Figurative Language Project

English 8

Creating a Figurative Language Instagram Feed

For this project, you will need to include the following content:


  • Correctly discusses eight poetry terms:

    • simile, metaphor, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, oxymoron, alliteration, allusion, idiom

  • Includes minimum of six videos

  • Includes definition for each term in your own words

  • Includes your own example for each term

Technology Tools

You will create your final product in Google Presentations, however the below apps/web tools will be available to add creativity to your project.

Need an Example?

Create an image/video of the demonstrated figurative language. Create a hashtags and list the definition. How many likes did it get? Use your creativity in labeling your images/videos.

How to Upload Video to YouTube

1. Take video on iPad/mobile device.

2. Email video to yourself.

3. Add video to your YouTube account.

4. Insert video in Google Presentation


  • Insert>Video>Choose URL>Paste your YouTube video URL Here>Press Select