Students re-write the sentences, replacing simple adjectives with similes.
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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Printable Simile Worksheet Activities
Students read each sentence and circle the similes, and then write what each simile compares.
In this worksheet your student will write metaphors and similes about himself.
This worksheet features a variety of metaphors and similes from Shakespeare for your student to anaylze.
Your student is asked to explain the meanings of these metaphors and similes in this worksheet.
Here’s a worksheet that explores different ways to write a simile for the same thing.
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.
He was snug as a bug in a rug. Similes are a lot of fun to write! Print out this free worksheet and see what your students come up with! Have them share with the class for even more fun!
A simile worksheet that prompts students to describe a word and then use both the word and description to create a simile.
Your student will decide which is a metaphor and which is a simile in this worksheet.
Similes are fun to write, especially in this Christmas themed worksheet! Along with similes, students will also write a sentence using metaphors.
This multiple choice worksheet asks your student to identify the type of figurative language used in the sentence or phrase.
In this worksheet your student will match up the figures of speech with the phrase or sentence.
In this worksheet about the famous Christmas poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” your student will find the similes and metaphors.