Similes and Metaphors

Similes and Metaphors

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Use these worksheets to teach your students about similes and metaphors.

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Similes

Similes (Poem) Member

This fun poem has many examples of similes. There are also worksheets that can be used with the poem.

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Writing Similes to Describe People Free

Students write similes using the words like and as about people they know.

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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."

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Multiple Choice Similes Member

Students must choose the best answer to complete each simile.

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Metaphors

Metaphor Family (Poem) Member

This cute poem describes a family using animal metaphors. Following the poem is a metaphor worksheet.

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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.

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