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CREATING SIMILES IS AS FUN AS EATING ICE CREAM!

CREATING SIMILES IS AS FUN AS EATING ICE CREAM!

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CREATING SIMILES IS AS FUN AS EATING ICE CREAM!

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  1. CREATING SIMILESIS AS FUN AS EATING ICE CREAM!

  2. WRITING SIMILES IS AS EASY AS PIE! • Similes compare two different things by using “like” or “as.” Example: To compare a tree and a house you could say – The tree was as tall as a house.

  3. HAVE YOU HEARD THIS SIMILE?

  4. WHAT ABOUT THIS SIMILE?

  5. SOME STUDENTS WROTE THESE SIMILES: • As friendly as a black Lab (CdN) • As fast as a cheetah (SL)  • As annoying as a pesky bug (KA) • As silly as a clown (KA)  • As hot as the Sahara Desert (JV) • As musical as a hummingbird (EN) • As boring as the Home Shopping Network (SK) • As fat as a blown up blue balloon (SaL) • As stubborn as an untrained dog (HK) • As tall as a Sequoia tree (AL) • http://www.kathimitchell.com/similes1.html

  6. TRY THESE ON YOUR OWN: • A friend is like ___________. • When I am tired, I am as ________________. • When I am sad, I am like ________________. • The dog was as fast as __________________. Now share with a partner

  7. WE CAN PRACTICE SIMILES WITH COLORS! A Rainbow is As red as As orange as As yellow as As green as As blue as As purple as