Figurative Language. By: Darnell, Sarah, and Tess. Simile. A simile is two things you compare using “like” or “as”. Example: He swam like a fish in the water. Example: She ran like a gazelle at track. Onomatopoeia . An onomatopoeia is a sound that’s in text.
By: Darnell, Sarah, and Tess
Example: He swam like a fish in the water.
Example: She ran like a gazelle at track.
Example: The bee “buzzed” around my head.
Example: The motorcycle “zoomed” down the street.
Example: Oh, dear! A deer!
Example: With fronds like these, who need anemones?
Example: He was a mouse in class.
Example: The kid was an ox in soccer.
Example: She’s in the dog house!
That means she is in trouble.
Example: Haley is a chip off the old block.
That means she’s just like her mom or dad.
Example: I’m so hungry I could eat an elephant!
Example: He jumped so high he touched the sky!
Example: He called his Nissan Pickup old Jack.
Example: The ball screamed with pain.
Example: Flapping flamingos flocked near the flames.
Example: Fat farmers feasted on feet.