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Simile or Metaphor?

A tool to help students identify the difference between a simile and a metaphor.

The clouds looked like marshmallows.The marshmallow clouds flew by.
Last night theharbor lights shone like jewels across the black water.Last night the harbor lights were jewels in the black water.
The grass was green like frogs in the spring.The green grass was a pool of frogs.
Her eyes are blue like the ocean.Her eyes are an ocean floor.
The tree stood still like a giant statue.The tree was a giant statue up against the night sky.
The owl lifted off the branch like a shadow.I was a shadow when we walked home.
His face was like a silver mask.The moon made his face into a silver mask.
The snow was whiter than the milk in a cereal bowl.The snow filled the cereal bowl of the valley.


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