Similes: Lesson for Kids


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What is a simile?

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1. What should you do if you want to write a simile about how cold ice cream is?


What does the following simile mean?

''Sleeping on the new mattress was like sleeping on a cloud.''

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz you'll be able to see how well you understand similes through a series of multiple-choice questions. You'll need to understand what a simile is as well as identify their use and meaning in different example sentences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz the goals are:

  • Define simile
  • Know how to use similes properly
  • Determine the meaning of different similes

Skills Practiced

This quiz will have you practicing the following skills:

  • Defining key terms - give a definition for simile
  • Making connections - use what you know about similes to determine an effective way to use when describing ice cream
  • Knowledge application - determine the meaning of different similes when given different examples.

Additional Learning

To learn more about similes, our lesson titled Similes: Lesson for Kids is a great place to start. Thanks to our interesting lesson you'll learn things like:

  • The steps to creating similes
  • Recognizing similes in different examples
  • Having fun with similes to improve your writing
  • And much more!