How to… write similes

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By Celia Warren— poet and author

This poster explains what similes are and how and when they can be used to enhance descriptive writing and offers some tips for creating similes of your own.

Key learning outcomes:

  • To identify the main points of a text;
  • To explore how writers use figurative/expressive language to create images/atmosphere;
  • To use imaginative amd descriptive vocabulary;
  • To compose sentences using adjectives, verbs and nouns for clarity and impact.
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  1. jasmine
    on 22 March 2010


    This is sooooo helpful for school work when your stuck(=

    5out of 5
  2. Rebekah
    on 30 January 2010


    Your information does not give much ideas of similes or how to write one.