Students read each sentence and circle the similes, and then write what each simile compares.
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.
Students re-write the sentences, replacing simple adjectives with similes.
A simile worksheet that prompts students to write similes about the subjects.
A simile worksheet that prompts students to finish each sentence by completing the simile.
A simile worksheet that prompts students to describe a word and then use both the word and description to create a simile.