Free Worksheets, Lessons, Quizzes

FREE PDF Worksheets!!! All our online worksheets & quizzes are now downloadable & printable. Download all of them as FREE PDF worksheets or print them for FREE!

Similes Activity 8

Similes Activity 8: Fill in the blanks with the correct word to complete each simile.

Read the lessons Examples of Similes, Lists of Similes, Similes Examples

Similes Activity 8

Learn list of similes. A simile is a type of idiom. We use similes to compare things which are alike. Similes are used in everyday conversations, written works or compositions such as poems, essays, song lyrics, plays etc. because, they show typical qualities of creatures and things. Similes help you to convey the meaning of your message in an interesting, effective and a quick way.

Following are some examples of similes regularly used in writing to compare things. Kids can have fun using this list of similes examples that begin with “as”. Use these great examples of similes in every day speech.

Click here to try more examples of similes for kids activities.

{ "temp1settings": [{ "qtextcolor": "#000", "questiontype": "engsentence-1", "questioncolumns": "1" }], "temp1Description": [{ "questiondescription": "Similes Activity 8", "questionText":"Fill in the blanks with the correct word to complete each simile." }], "temp1Questions": [{ "textbefore": "as meek as a ", "answer": "lamb", "textafter": "[b][i](monkey / lion / lamb / hunter)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as obstinate as a ", "answer": "mule", "textafter": "[b][i](mule / lamb / sloth / giraffe)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as old as ", "answer": "Methuselah", "textafter": "[b][i](Job / Punch / thieves / Methuselah)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as patient as ", "answer": "Job", "textafter": "[b][i](Job / Methuselah / Punch / thieves)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as playful as a ", "answer": "puppy", "textafter": "[b][i](cow / gorilla / puppy / goat)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as pleased as ", "answer": "Punch", "textafter": "[b][i](Methuselah / Punch / Job / kings)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as plump as a ", "answer": "partridge", "textafter": "[b][i](dove / peacock / crow / partridge)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as proud as a ", "answer": "peacock", "textafter": "[b][i](peacock / anteater / elephant / owl)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as quiet as a ", "answer": "mouse", "textafter": "[b][i](lark / dove / mouse / hunter)[/b][/i]" }, { "textbefore": "as sick as a ", "answer": "dog", "textafter": "[b][i](horse / dog / hare / deer)[/b][/i]" }] }