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Grade 7 Figurative Language
What is a simile?
  1. A comparison of two unlike things using like, as, than, or resembles
  2. A comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing
  3. Giving inanimate objects human qualities
Grade 10 Simile CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RI.9-10.4

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A simile is a comparison that uses like or as. The author of this passage uses a simile to:
  1. explain the difference between endocytosis and exocytosis
  2. compare the process of diffusion to a household product
  3. describe the energy molecules needed to move up concentration gradients
  4. help the reader connect with the main idea of the passage
Grade 7 Figurative Language
Similes and metaphors are both
  1. types of literal language.
  2. types of contrasts.
  3. types of viewpoints.
  4. types of comparisons.
Grade 6 Simile
Which of the following is an example of a simile?
  1. "Her hair was gleaming."
  2. "His feet were like baby dolphins."
  3. "The house was monstrous."
  4. "The beetle stank!"
Grade 6 Simile
Which of the following examples is a simile?
  1. The lake was as smooth as glass.
  2. The lake was really smooth.
  3. The lake was flat.
  4. The lake was shiny.
Grade 6 Simile
Which of the following is an example of a simile?
  1. He had big feet.
  2. His feet were huge dolphins.
  3. His feet were like baby dolphins.
  4. His feet looked enormous.
Grade 6 A Christmas Carol

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Grade 4 Figurative Language
Grade 7 Figurative Language
A simile is different than a metaphor because:
  1. it is unclear.
  2. it uses the words like or as to compare things.
  3. it doesn't use the words like or as to compare things.
  4. makes no comparison.
Grade 8 Simile

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Which lines from the poem contain a simile?
  1. "I am a curled up caterpillar / The floor is my leaf"
  2. "The cocoon is falling apart / My feet stretch out like wings"
  3. "I am running from the shadows / And running for myself"
  4. "When the breeze brushes / Against my forehead gently"
Grade 9 Metaphor
Metaphor differs chiefly from simile in that metaphor
  1. is used to describe non-human objects in the natural world.
  2. contains many layers of significance.
  3. does not use an explicit comparative word such as like or as.
  4. may be extended over many lines of verse.
Grade 6 A Christmas Carol CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.6.4

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A simile is a comparison that compares two things using "like" or "as".

How did the author use a simile in the opening of "A Christmas Carol"?
  1. Scrooge cried like an infant.
  2. Scrooge's name was good upon 'Change.
  3. Marley was as dead as a door-nail.
  4. Marley's name was on the door of the office.
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