Homework Week 4: Similes

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…

Homework week 10 / term 2 – Similes

Homework will be due next Wednesday (26/6/2013)

Your task is to write a descriptive simile, like we did in class this week. Remember a simile is comparing a word, object or thing to something else. Watch our class video on similes that is on our blog.

Please post your homework as a comment underneath the simile video or write it on a piece of paper and post it on the blog during eating time prior to next Wednesday.