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Living in 3rd Grade #5 Similes – Crazy Creative Comparisons

Crazy Creative Comparisons = Similes

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Figurski KIDDLES

(Reposted from Figurski Wiki January 6, 2011)

(Names are changed to protect the infamous.)

Similes are figures of speech, which compare two different things to each other. Sometimes we use similes to spice up our writing – to make it more vivid. You can see many examples of similes that the children in my 3rd grade 2010-2011 class have created below.

My sister was as excited as a bee eating honey. by Cheetah

Your delightful cheeks are as rosy-pink as yummy, strawberry ice cream. by Silver

You are as skinny as a pencil! by Violet

The marshmallow was as white as the soft snow. by Rabbit

My teacher is as crazy as a dancing chipmunk at an 80s club doing the twist. by Chipmunk

Some pajamas are as spotted as a polka-dotted cheetah. by Stingray

Your beautiful eyes are as sparkly as a shiny star twinkling in the crystal-clear, night sky. by Dolphin & Coyote & Silver & Gorilla

The beautiful, crystal diamond was as shiny as a slippery ice cube. by Rabbit

My teacher’s smile is as nice and sweet as honey. by Chipmunk

My tiny teacher is as cute as a silver bunny chomping on lettuce. by Stingray

My mom’s beautiful lips are as red as juicy, ripe strawberries. by Cheetah

The actor’s glossy lips are as red as a rose dazzling in the beautiful spring. by Dolphin

The little girl’s sparkly eyes are as green as a happy leprechaun dancing on St. Patrick’s Day. by Penguin

(Clip Art compliments of Bing.)

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