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Simile or metaphor

  1. 1. Simile or metaphor?Your challenge today is torecognise the difference between a simile and ametaphor, can you do it?
  2. 2. A simile is where two thingsare directly compared, and“as” or “like” is usually used to compare.For example:As cold as a dog’s nose.He was slow like a snail.
  3. 3. A metaphor also compares two things, but it does itmore directly without using “as” or “like”.For Example:The shop was a little gold mine.
  4. 4. Lets see how clever you are! Do you think you are cleverenough to be able to tell meif these following sentences use a simile or a metaphor? We shall see!
  5. 5. As slippery as an eel. Simile Metaphor
  6. 6. He was a lion in battle. Simile Metaphor
  7. 7. She is as pretty as a picture. Simile Metaphor
  8. 8. The clouds were fluffy like cotton wool. Simile Metaphor
  9. 9. The striker was a goal machine. Simile Metaphor
  10. 10. Now lets listen to a poem and see if we can find themetaphors and similes in the poem. Listen to the poem
  11. 11. Great workHere is your next challenge:To write a poem about a hobbyusing at least one simile andmetaphor. Do you think you areup to the challenge?REMEMBER to think carefullybefore you begin writing!
  12. 12. Well done you are correct
  13. 13. Sorry you arewrong, try again.
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