Similes are figures of speech that compare or relate two things. You often will find the use of the word "as" and/or "like" with similes. Some similes have been around for years. Similes can also be broken down into simple phrases when they are used very commonly. The simile "as clear as a crystal", comes to mind. Many people use the phrase "crystal clear" commonly.
Complete the Simile
A nice and quick exercise to get students into the rhythm of writing.
We give you sentences where you must identify parts of the sentences.
Creating Your Own Similes
Another good sentence ender for you.
Metaphors and Similes
We ask you to differentiate between them.
Write the Similes Worksheet
Get creative with this worksheet.
Similes and Patterns
We have you use word patterns such as "verb + like + noun".
We give you a pile of adjectives to play with and make your own sentences.
This one is great to prove mastery of the concept.
Figurative Language Worksheets - These get more into the use of metaphors and different language formats.