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Grade 5 - English Language
1.48 Similes

A simile is a comparison using like or as. It usually compares two dissimilar objects.

She was as brave as a lion.
This bed is as hard as a rock.
He swam like a fish.
She sang like a bird.

Directions: Select the two objects being compared in each sentence. Describe in your own words what a simile is and why it is used. As a homework, read a book and find as many examples of similes as you can.
Q 1: The sun was like fire heating up the earth.
sun and earth
fire and earth
sun and fire

Q 2: She sang like a bird.
She and sang
She and bird
sang and bird

Q 3: The girl was as pretty as a picture.
pretty and picture
girl and pretty
girl and picture

Q 4: The snow on the hill was like a whipped cream.
snow and whipped cream
snow and hill
hill and whipped cream

Q 5: He flies that airplane like a daredevil.
He and daredevil
He and airplane
airplane and daredevil

Q 6: This bed is as hard as a rock.
bed and hard
bed and rock
hard and rock

Q 7: He swam like a fish.
He and fish
swam and fish
He and swam

Q 8: When the light were out in the bedroom, it was as dark as night.
bedroom and night
light and night
light and bedroom

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