5th Grade Grammar Worksheet

Similes and Metaphors: Can You Tell the Difference?

Similes and Metaphors: Can You Tell the Difference?

Two key forms of figurative language are similes and metaphors, but can you tell the difference between them? In this reading and writing worksheet geared toward fifth graders, students will read several sentences and circle the two words being compared in each one. Then they’ll determine which of the sentences use similes and which use metaphors, and write out the literal meanings below.

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