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Similes

Now we are seeing a lot more of the sun, lets see how many different similes we can make for the sun….

The sun is as…….

The sun is like a ………

Can you also try a metaphor? The sun is……

Similes

How many similes can you think of for…..

as quiet as

as terrified as

Can you turn any of them into metaphors?

Similes

How many similes can you think of starting with….

as quiet as
as small as
as terrified as

The sun…..

Now we are beginning to see that big yellow thing in the sky a lot more, how many different similes can you think of to describe the sun? Can you share some with me?

Character description…..

Think of a character in the book you are reading at the moment. Write a short description of the character, don’t forget your adjectives and try to include one simile and one metaphor.

Similes

Write three sentences beginning with a simile, remember a simile uses the words like or as.

E.G.

Like a ghost in the night, he crept up the stairs.

Similes

Think of four animals and write a sentence about each one using a simile in each sentence.
e.g. He was as quiet as a mouse.

How about giraffe, lion, snake, fox, elephant, owl, bull?

Snow is……..

Write three sentences starting with snow is ………. Try and use one simile, one metaphor and one descriptive sentence.

Snow is………
Snow is ………..
Snow is ………..

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