23 FREE Simile worksheets

23 FREE Simile Worksheets printable

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Writing Similes - Father's Day

Writing Similes - Father's Day

This can be used as a Father's Day resource and to practice writing similes. A simile is the comparison of two different things using the word 'like' or 'as' e.g. as brave as a lion. Students are ...
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Mother's Day - Similes (2)

Mother's Day - Similes (2)

A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things that are alike in some way. This worksheet was created for primary/elementary children and asks students to complete the similes describing ...
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Mother's Day - Similes (1)

Mother's Day - Similes (1)

A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things that are alike in some way. This worksheet was created for primary/elementary children and asks students to complete the similes describing ...
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Mother's Day - Similes

Mother's Day - Similes

A simile is the comparison of two different things using the word 'like' or 'as' e.g. as brave as a lion. This worksheet for primary/elementary children, asks students to write down ten similes ab ...
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As Mad As...? - Similes Matching Game

As Mad As...? - Similes Matching Game

Cut the worksheet  into tiles and then tell the students to match them so they create a proper simile. The first part of a simile is placed on the tile without an image, while the second part ...
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Song Worksheet: Everything at Once by Lenka (As...As + List of Phrases )

Song Worksheet: Everything at Once by Lenka (As...As + List of Phrases )

This worksheet consists of two parts. The first one is the list of as…as phrases. I usually start with asking my Ss what they would compare such adjectives as “poor” or “e ...
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Song Worksheet: Everything at Once (Similes)

Song Worksheet: Everything at Once (Similes)

This worksheet is based on the song by Lenka called Everything at Once. It is aimed at elementary or intermediate level ss. It includes listening activities. Pupils learn and practise the structur ...
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Song Worksheet: Everything at Once by Lenka (As .... as ....)

Song Worksheet: Everything at Once by Lenka (As .... as ....)

This worksheet teaches students the as .... as.... structure with lots of examples and a very good song. Students first learn the rule then expand their vocabulary. There is an external link added ...
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Similes as...as...Flashcards

Similes as...as...Flashcards

Flashcards of the most widespread similes that will help your students master as…as… pattern. They might be used for various purposes from vocabulary presentation up to its recycling ...
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How Many Of These Similes Do You Know?

How Many Of These Similes Do You Know?

This worksheet is intended to test your knowledge of English similes. In some cases there may be more than one correct answer. These similes are used in everyday English conversation. Similes ...
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Expressions and Idioms Using

Expressions and Idioms Using "As...As..."

This worksheet is about expressions and idioms using "As...as..." (for example: As blind as a bat). The worksheet includes a matching activity and a gap fill. I recommend that you teach any of the ...
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Similes

Similes

This worksheet practices similes in order to equip EFL students with more tools for writing descriptive paragraphs. It is aimed at elementary level students. It can be used as a follow-up activity ...
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Identifying Figures of Speech

Identifying Figures of Speech

Different activities where students are required to identify simile, metaphor, personification, pun and onomatopoeia. Students are required to identify and provide definitions for various figures ...
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Song Worksheet: Everything At Once [As...As Structure]

Song Worksheet: Everything At Once [As...As Structure]

Tis song is a good way to repeat or teach the as...as structure and get to know more adjectives. You can divide it in two parts using the first part for explaning the as...as structure, while the ...
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Song Worksheet: Everything At Once by Lenka [Alternative]

Song Worksheet: Everything At Once by Lenka [Alternative]

it is a listening activity to practice as+adj+as pattern for talking about similarities. It contains a worksheet gap filling activity, some of the words were also supported by pictures for very be ...
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About Our Simile Worksheets
In an effort to provide you with as many resources as possible, this is the section reserved for activities to help students learn all about similes. There are now 23 simile worksheets in this section but you can expect more to be added soon. Your intermediate students will enjoy this activity for practicing similes and idioms. All the materials you need are included even the lesson plan but you are more than welcome to adapt it to suit your students better. For example, perhaps instead of an introduction, you may choose to use it as a review. If you are interested in a different type of exercise, look at the other worksheets on similes. You can use the worksheets as they are or just use them as inspiration for your own.

A simile is a figure of speech. When introducing similes to your students, approach the topic as you would a new type of sentence structure. Focus on creating similes using one structure as a time. Sentences like “He is as brave as a lion.” use a common simile structure but you can also use “like” and “than” to create similes. By introducing one structure at a time, you can ensure that students understand the material before moving on. Besides having students create similes using common structures, test comprehension by asking them to explain the meaning behind their sentences. This is good practice because it gives them the opportunity to paraphrase which requires using synonyms and drawing on a larger pool of vocabulary.