Similes - Bukit Panjang Primary School

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SIMILES
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Similes
Similes compare
different things. They
usually use words like
“as” and “like”
Here are some examples…
As light as a feather
As strong as an ox
Run like the wind
How do we use Similes?
My mum is as busy as a bee.
He is as brave as a lion
She slept like a log last
night.
.
Here is a song full of similes!
It’s by Lenka. You may have heard it on
TV
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gj1YuTYxvLQ
Quiz
Time!
as fast as a
hare
Or, you can also say…
as fast as
lightning
as brave as a bear
Or, you can also say…
as brave as a soldier
as quiet as a mouse
Or, you can also say…
as quiet as a falling leaf
as dark as the
night
Or, you can also say…
as dark as the dungeon
strong like a
family
Or, you can also say…
strong like a bull
As silly as
Spongebob !
Once upon a time, there lived
two good friends. One was called
SpongeBob and the other was
called Patrick.
SpongeBob has a body
as
asyellow
yellowas
as banana
a banana and
eyes as
as big
big as
as the
the moon
moon !
Patrick has a body
as pink as a flamingo
and a pointed head.
Spongebob can be
quite silly sometimes.
Nevertheless, Patrick
still likes SpongeBob
as his best friend.
One day, SpongeBob and
Patrick were feeling
very bored.
Suddenly,
Spongebob got an
idea!
“Hey, Patrick! Why don’t we
go and collect some sea
shells?” shouted SpongeBob
as as
loud
loudas
asaaloudspeaker.
loudspeaker
“Why are you shouting in
my ears? Hmmm, alright,
let’s go look for some
seashells.”
“But, what are we going
to do with the seashells
then?”
“That’s a secret”.
SpongeBob whispered
as softly as a cat
this
time.
After half an hour of
collecting seashells, Patrick
got very tired.
“I am
asas
tired
as a kid
tired
as a
kid
who just got back
who
got back from school.
fromjust
school.
Can you tell me what we are
going to do with these
seashells now at least?”
“Alright, since you are
as impatient
as
as impatient
as a hungry
baby,
hungry
I’ll tellayou
now.baby
We are going to build a huge
Ferrari car using these shells!
“Bruum, bruum, bruum! I’m
excitedas
as a puppy
as as
excited
puppydog
dog
that I can’t wait to drive my
car around!”
Patrick looked a little
confused. “A ferrari car?
How are you going to drive
the car in here? Cars don’t
run underwater…”
SpongeBob looked at
Patrick. “Oh yes, why didn’t
I think of that!
“Alright, let’s throw these
seashells away and go get
some rest now.”
“GOODNESS, GRACIOUS,
ME! You are so
silly,SpongeBob,
as silly
as a clown!”
as silly
as a clown !”
“You have wasted my time.
I’ll make sure you pay for
it!”

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