Sunday, November 29, 2015

How to use similie and metaphor in your writing

Similes and Metaphors really spice up your writing.  These are ways that you can compare one thing to another in a very graphic and imaginative way.  Yes there are some similes that are idioms now, "She is as quiet as a mouse." Or He runs as fast as a horse."  But with some practice, you can make up your own and make your writing very interesting!

A real mouse is maybe not so quiet? 




Here is a worksheet that I have used in class.   http://www.education.com/download/worksheet/107309/simile-and-metaphor.pdf

After you have done this worksheet, write your own similes and metaphors here: 

1. _________________________________________

2._________________________________________

3._________________________________________

4,_________________________________________

5,_________________________________________

Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice  - English Teacher 

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