Students explore similes with this quick-to-prepare activity. Materials: drawing paper (one sheet per child) crayons or colored pencils A student draws a self-portrait in the center of her paper. Next, she adds a web that extends from her illustration as shown. In each circle of the web, she writes a self-descriptive sentence that contains a simile.
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