A poster providing a definition and examples of similies.
Print this poster out in tabloid size or larger. Display it in your classroom as a visual reminder of similes.
A simile uses the words ‘like’ or ‘as’ to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
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