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Figurative Language - Similes (Grade 6)

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Figurative Language - Similes

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.
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.
Which of the following is an example of a simile?
  1. " She had eyes like coffee saucers"
  2. "She had saucer eyes"
  3. "She had eyes of a saucer shape"
  4. "She had large eyes"
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!"
"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?"
  1. Metaphor
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Personification
  4. Simile
The boy across the street has a heart as big as all outdoors.

What does the simile in the sentence tell you?
  1. The boy has an enlarged heart.
  2. The boy is very giving and kind.
  3. The boy is very selfish and mean.
  4. The boy wears an oxygen mask.
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
A simile is an imaginative comparison between two different things using words such as "like" or "as."
  1. True
  2. False
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