Simile Worksheets

Figurative language includes special forms that writers use to help readers make a strong connection to their words. A simile is one kind of figurative language. It makes a comparison of two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”. The printable simile worksheets below help students understand similes and how they are used in language. All worksheets are free to duplicate for home or classroom use.

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Circle the Simile

Students read each sentence and circle the similes, and then write what each simile compares.

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Simile Practice

A simile worksheet that prompts students to write similes about the subjects.

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Using Similes

A simile worksheet that prompts students to finish each sentence by completing the simile.

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What is a Simile?

A simile worksheet that prompts students to describe a word and then use both the word and description to create a simile.

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Simile Assortment

Here’s a worksheet that explores different ways to write a simile for the same thing.