This week you are going to use the goliath bird eating spider to come up with some similes, which you have been working on in class. A simile compares one thing with something else to help us describe when writing. The homework is due on Wednesday 13th of May.

Use the image of the spider and complete the similes that have been started for you. The first one is an example.

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EXAMPLE… The spider is as hairy as a gorilla.

Write down and complete the following similes.

1) The bird eating spider is as big as…

2) Its fangs are as long as…

3) Its fangs are sharp like a…

4) Its legs seem as long as…

5) The bird eating spider is as scary as…