Have a look at both of the power points below; the first explains what a simile is and gives examples of using 'as' to describe something and the second gives examples of using 'like' to describe something.
Once you have had a look at the power point see if you can finish the below sentences that use both 'like' and 'as'.
The girl walked slow like a __________.
The bird flew as high as _______________.
The fire was as hot as _________________.
The lady sang like a ________________.
The baby giggled as ____________ as ________________.
Once you have completed these find something around your house and write 5 similes using 'like' and 'as' to describe the item. If you email us your description using similes we will try and guess what item you are describing.