Aug 30, 2015

Into the Woods: Similes






Similes: a comparison between two dissimilar things using like or as.

simile is a direct comparison of two things. Similes are a easy to understand. The uses of similes can be confusing to people who are not fluent in a given language, because they will interpret the words literally. Also, similes  can change from region to region, and even among groups of people, like musicians or teenagers.

Come up with the most logical similes. Match the adjectives and the nouns . Then watch the segment and check your answers.


CAPE                    RED           BLOOD

COW                     WHITE       MILK

SLIPPERS             PURE          GOLD

HAIR                   YELLOW    CORN

  



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Work in small groups, Come up with similes about the pictures*. Use your imagination!

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Key:


A COW  AS WHITE AS MILK
THE CAPE AS RED AS BLOOD
THE HAIR THAT IS YELLOW AS CORN
SLIPPERS PURE AS GOLD

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