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Simile and Metaphor Superheros

by Marty Cryer

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Simile Superheroes
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Can you become a figurative language superhero?
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Captain Metaphor
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A simile uses like or as to compare two things.

The tiger cub was as cute as a kitten.
Simile
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A metaphor compares things that aren't alike, but are similar. Metaphors do not use like or as.

The snow formed a blanket over the town.
Metaphor
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In this book you will learn the differences between a simile and a metaphor.
Go through the pages in order. Watch the videos and complete the activities!
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Watch the Video!
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Simile & Metaphor Sort
Which sentences include a simile and which include a metaphor? Drag each sentence to the correct box.
The boy was as angry as a bear.
There was a blanket of snow.
The classroom was a zoo.
The breeze was as gentle as a butterfly.
Clouds are balls of cotton.
It was as light as a feather.
Simile
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Metaphor
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Simile and Metaphor Song!
Click to play!
Hint: It is easier to see if you click the button to play in another window then hit the full screen button.
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