Use these worksheets to teach your students about similes and metaphors.
SimilesSimiles (Poem) Member
This fun poem has many examples of similes. There are also worksheets that can be used with the poem.Writing Similes to Describe People Free
Students write similes using the words like and as about people they know.Matching Common Similes Member
Students must match the beginning of each simile with the end part. Each simile is a common expression, such as "as Busy as a Beaver" or "As Sly as a Fox."Multiple Choice Similes Member
Students must choose the best answer to complete each simile.
MetaphorsMetaphor Family (Poem) Member
This cute poem describes a family using animal metaphors. Following the poem is a metaphor worksheet.
See also:Idiom Worksheets
We also have worksheets on idioms, or common expressions that do not mean what they sound like.Hyperbole Worksheets
Be sure you also take a look at our hyperbole worksheets. Hyperboles are exaggerated statements used by writers to make their writing more fun and interesting.