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Language Skills – Similes

Similes are easy and a lot of fun. Compare one noun to another noun by linking the two with the word like or the word as.

  • The journey to the water fountain was like a trip across the desert.
  • When he was angry, his voice was as sharp as a knife.

Have fun making up more of your own.

Water Spigot

I was very thirsty walking over here!

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Share Your Knowledge – Mimicry

A coral snake’s bite can be deadly, so predators stay away.  The king snake doesn’t have a poisonous bite, but it’s red, black and yellow strips remind predators of the coral snake.  The king snake benefits from mimicry.

Can you name some other species that use mimicry to help increase their chances of survival?

Poison Dart Frog Mimics Gain When Birds Learn to Stay Away

Butterfly

Mimicry can save this butterfly's life.

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