SimiLes, use Like or aS, only way I ever remember... Does it have an L or S? than no it is not a simile, check metaphor. Indirect vs. direct comparison contests ensue.

Examples of Simile is a fun, interesting way to describe things, feelings, actions, etc. Simile uses the word "like" or "as. Take a look at some similes in this pin.

FREE simile self-portrait printable poem template!

Poetry Unit Plus FREEBIE!

happy as a clam (simile anchor chart and cute freebies!)

Similes: happy as a clam (simile anchor chart and cute freebies!) Some great similes for examples - could be used as a task to create own.

Free! Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

Powers of 10 Math Face Off 5.NBT.2

A great little video explaining (via super hero animation and a very catchy tune) the differences between similes and metaphors. - The Bazillions

Metaphor Man and Simile Girl are a great way to introduce similes and metaphors because it has a catchy tune. The song will teach them how to identify similes and metaphors and video will show different examples of similes and metaphors.

This is a short video with several different clips form movies that give examples of similes. This is very effective because the movies used are popular in our age group therefore making students have more interest in watching it.

This is a short video with several different clips form movies that give examples of similes. This is very effective because the movies used are popular in our age group therefore making students have more interest in watching it.

Rainbow similies (simile freebies!)

Color the rainbow - a simple drawing that can be recreated easily can help young kids learn their colors color words

If you are teaching similes, you need this video! Kids will never forget what a simile is after seeing this one!

simile video mash-up--similes in songs. Great way to show students how what they are learning in English class relates to their lives outside of school.

If you are looking for a practical way students can practice recognizing similes and metaphors in context with a quick and easy format, this is it.  There are two sorts to cut and glue as well as a page to identify, explain, and illustrate a metaphor and a simile.

Metaphor/Simile Sorts and Practice

If you are looking for a way students can practice recognizing similes and metaphors in context with a quick & easy format, this is it. There are two sorts to cut and glue as well as a page to identify, explain, and illustrate a metaphor and a simile.

Our 5 favorite fourth grade reading worksheets  Use in music. Create the smilies, notate rhythms, compose!

Our 5 favorite 4th grade reading worksheets

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