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Similes and Metaphors

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Maura Whitman

on 25 March 2013

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Transcript of Similes and Metaphors

Similes and Metaphors A Simile is... A comparison of two different things USING the words "like" or "as" Simile #1 She is as sweet as candy. Simile #2 Bob runs like a deer. Simile #3 She slept like a log. Simile #4 He is as thin as a rail. Simile #5 She was as quiet as a mouse. Simile Practice #1 The little girl is as light as a _______. Simile Practice #2 If my rabbit keeps eating so much he is going to be as big as a ____________. Simile Practice #3 This freezing cold room is like a(n) ____________. Simile Practice #4 When I am tired I am as _______ as a ______. Simile Practice #6 When I am happy I am like __________. A Metaphor is... A comparison of two different things NOT using "like" or "as." Metaphor Example #1 My dad is a bear. Metaphor Example #2 The bar of soap was a slippery eel. Metaphor Example #3 The giant's steps were thunder as he ran toward Jack. Metaphor Example #4 The pillow was a cloud when I put my head upon it after a long day. Metaphor Example #5 The girls are two peas in a pod. Metaphor Practice #1 The seven layer cake was a tall _________. Metaphor Practice #2 The busy classroom was a hive of ___________. Metaphor Practice #3 The heap of dirty laundry was a ____________. Metaphor Practice #4 The super excited child was a ______________. Metaphor Practice #5 The cuddly puppy was a ___________.
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