Teaching Resource

Writing a Simile Poem Worksheet

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A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a simile poem.

Use this teaching resource when studying poetry in your classroom.

This worksheet has been designed to introduce students to the purpose, structure and language features of simile poems.

It also includes a writing scaffold for students to use when writing a simile poem of their own.

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    • ACELT1600

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    • ACELT1606

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    • ACELT1611

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    • ACELT1617

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