Similes & Metaphors

Similes & Metaphors

Simile: A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')
Metaphor: A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity

Worksheets & Exercises


Lesson Plans/Teaching Resources

Make a simile sandwich. For an entertaining way to practice similes, have your child plan a picnic, using similes. What to pack? How about apples green as a grasshopper, rhubarb pie with whipped cream like clouds, or a sub sandwich big as a baseball bat? This exercise will let your child flex her creativity, while giving her practice in simile skills!

Learning Aids

Similes & Metaphor Graphic Organizer