Name:_________________________ Date:____________ Figurative Language SIMILE: Comparing two unlike things using like or as. Class example: My nephew is like a race car when he crawls around the house. My example: ______________________________________ METAPHOR: Comparing two unlike things WITHOUT using like or as. Class example: The girl is a flower, so sweet and beautiful. My example: ______________________________________ HYPERBOLE: An extreme exaggeration. Class example: I waited a million years for the new Harry Potter book to come out! My example: ______________________________________ You Try: S M H S M H S M H S M H S M H Her eyes were diamonds. Her eyes sparkled like diamonds. Books are airplanes ready to take the reader to another destination. It’s so hot outside that I could cook my dinner on this sidewalk! The tree is a soldier guarding the entrance to the park.