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This lesson is about using similes. A simile is a way of describing something by comparing it to something else using “like” or “as.” Using similes can make your writing more interesting by helping to create a picture in the reader's mind. Rather than writing, “The athlete runs fast,” how about adding a simile to describe how the athlete ran by comparing it to something else? For example, “The athlete sprinted as fast as a cheetah.” Or rather than writing, “Her dress fits well,” how about comparing it to something else that fits well such as, “Her dress fits like a glove?” Here are some other examples of similes, “Without her glasses, she is as blind as a bat,” “My brother chatters like a monkey.” Can you identify the similes in the following sentences, “My wicked stepmother was as cold as ice?” The simile is, “As cold as ice.” How about this one, “The new boy was as good as gold?” The simile here is, “As good as gold.”
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A simile describes something by comparing it to something else.1) Yes2) No
A simlle uses the words 'like' or 'as'1) Yes2) No
Find a suitable simile to complete the sentence: She ran like_____________1) the wind.2) the rain.3) the sun.4) the moon.
Find a suitable simile to complete the sentence: The hungry boy eats_______________________1) like a pig.2) like an ant.3) like a snail.4) like a fish.
Find a suitable simile to complete the sentence: The stunt man was __________________1) as brave as a lion.2) as weak as a mouse.3) as timid as a mouse.4) as brave as a duck.
Find a suitable simile to complete the sentence: The tired baby ______________1) slept like a log.2) slept like a tomato.3) slept like a party.4) slept like a forest.
Find the simile in the sentence: It was as soft as a baby bear1) as soft as a baby bear2) soft3) as4) It was soft as a
Identify the simile in the sentence: My wicked stepmother was as cold as ice.1) as cold as ice2) my wicked stepmother3) as4) as ice
Identify the simile in the sentence: The new boy was as good as gold.1) as good as gold2) as gold3) as4) the new boy
Which is the simile in the sentence: Her dress fits like a glove1) like a glove2) Her dress3) a glove4) like
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