Comparing two things using “like” or “as”
She was as busy as a bee.
My papa’s hair is like a broom.
Compares two things without using like or
Her dress was a rainbow of colors.
My mother’s hair is the warm smell of
bread before you bake it.
Giving human qualities to ideas and things
I was so hungry my stomach growled.
The light danced through the crystal in my
Repeated consonant sounds at the
beginning of words.
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled
I slid down the slippery slope.
• Words whose sound suggests
• The bees buzzed.
• Snap, Crackle and pop said my
When I think of my family, I think of laughter.
We are always telling jokes, making fun of
each other and just having a good time.
Daddy’s laugh is like a roar of thunder that
appears all of a sudden and almost scares
My brother is a hyena whose sneaky laugh is
Heehee laughs my daughter as if
she were being tickled all the time.
The dam breaks loose when I laugh as
the tears come rolling down my face.
But my mother’s laugh is like a party in full
swing. When she laughs it can be heard
from miles away and everybody wants to
join the party and laugh too