Personification And Simile

By: Jeannette and Jada

What Is personification ?

It is when you give a non-living thing human characteristics.


The spoon jumped over the moon.

The wind howled all night.

What is a simile ?

It is a sentence or phrase, that compares two things using like or as.


I feel as fat as a cow.

You are as tall as a skyscraper.

Time To Test Your Skills !!!

1.Which of the following is a simile ?

A. I jumped so high I could touch the moon.

B. What time is it ?

C. Cool as ice.

2. Which of the following is personification ?

A. I heard a big "BOOM!!" when the tree fell on the house during the storm.

B. The rock flew across the yard.

C. Rain fell so hard that the biggest tree branch fell on the house next door.

3. What does simile mean ?

4. What does personification ?