Figurative Language is what adds spice to your writing. It makes your story more interesting for the reader. Some of the figurative language tricks of the trade include similes, metaphors and idioms.
We will concentrate on similes this week.
Storytime: My Dog is as Smelly as Dirty Socks
Animated version through PBS:
Brainpop video on Similes and Metaphors
DIY Simile Activity
Online Simile Game (how many can you get correct?)