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Metaphors

Metaphors

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This worksheet challenges students to identify the difference between similes and metaphors. Middle grade students enjoy the lyrics which commonly have built in similes and metaphors.
This worksheet challenges students to identify the difference between similes and metaphors. Middle grade students enjoy the lyrics which commonly have built in similes and metaphors.

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Published by: Mary Howard on Sep 07, 2009
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ELA 6- PoetryName: ____________________________Date: ________________Mod: ________
Figurative Language – Metaphors
A
metaphor
states that one thing is something else. It is a comparison, but it does NOT uselike or as to make the comparison.For example: Her hair is silk. The sentence is comparing (or stating) that hair is silk.
Directions:
Read the following sentences. Write an M if it is a metaphor, write an S if it is asimile.
 
1."Juliet is the sun." (Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.) _______ 2.Tracy felt as sick as a parrot. _______ 3.Its like I’m walking on broken glass. (Jonas Brothers "SOS) ____ 4.Tom is as deaf as a post. ______5."Life's but a walking shadow." (Shakespeare, Macbeth.)6.She ran like the wind. ______7.I'm as light as a feather. ______8."The sun's a thief." (Shakespeare, Timon of Athens.) _______ 9.Jillian is the apple of her father's eye. _______ 10."Death lies upon her like an untimely frost." (Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.) _______ 11.My feet are as warm as toast. _______ 12."Everyday is a winding road " (Sheryl Crow, "Everyday is a winding road.") _______ 13."Here I am/ Rock you like a hurricane." (Scorpions, “Rock you like a hurricane”) _______ 14.The cucumber is cool. _______ 
Helpful Hint 1
 'ARE' is the plural form of the verb 'IS.'For example: The girl IS going. / The girlsARE going
 
Helpful Hint 2
 An apostrophe (') shows the use of a conjunction.For example: The boy's here = The boy is here

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