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.
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
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
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