Similes and Metaphors

English Grammar
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The key to making literacy more exciting is finding ways to liven up the written word. Students will be amazed to see how certain figures of speech can add creativity to the simplest of sentences. Discover how similes and metaphors can paint vivid pictures that are sure to make both reading and writing more pleasurable. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category Language Arts
Copyright 2020
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-08-01
BISACS JNF029020
Dewey 808
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 3.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 89290
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • What Is a Simile?
  • Similes Using Like
  • Similes Using As
  • Blind as a Bat, Sly as a Fox
  • Really Long Similes
  • Simile Jokes
  • What Is a Metaphor?
  • Chickens, Monkeys, and Hogs
  • Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries
  • The World Is Your Oyster
  • Fun with Similes and Metaphors
  • How to Learn More
  • Index
  • Answers
Author: Ann Heinrichs

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as grammar and natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. Ann has traveled to the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and now lives in Chicago, IL.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of English Grammar from School Library Journal on November 1, 2019

This series takes a deep dive into the mechanics of language, from pronouns to punctuation to similes and metaphors. Each volume uses entertaining and often humorous examples of the grammatical concept, which is highlighted with colorful text so that readers can see it used authentically View →