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Simile or cliché?

Light as a feather is a simile (a comparative phrase that uses like or as) - but because it's used so much, it's a bit of a cliché. In this language arts worksheet, your child will come up with original comparisons for adjectives, verbs, and nouns and write them as similes.

Building vocabulary, figurative language, similes and metaphors, synonyms

Common Core Standards: Grade 4 Language, Grade 5 Language, Grade 5 Reading: Literature

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4

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