Using Similes

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Your class will find using similes as easy as pie after completing this figurative language exercise. Provided with a list of incomplete similes, young writers must use their creativity to fill in the blanks with nouns that accurately complete each descriptive comparison.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Extend learning by asking children to write their own similes on the back of the worksheet
  • Allow early finishers the option of illustrating one of the similes from the exercise
  • Encourage creativity by offering an incentive for coming up with unique similes
Pros

  • Exercise includes a total of 18 similes for children to complete
  • Offers brief, but clear explanation of similes at the top of the worksheet
  • An answer key is included with possible student responses 
Cons

  • None
Common Core