You have been using adjectival phrases to describe a cultural setting, today you will use your brilliant adjectives and create appropriate similes to describe the picture below.
Choose the most appropriate endings for the sentences below;
In the sweltering sunshine, the domed roof was as hot as…. molten lava/ the sun.
Grand archways were as strong as an ox/caterpillar.
The lofty, tall minarets were as tall as giraffes/guards/the sky/rockets.
Surrounding the building, the garden was as calm as… paradise/ a classroom.
Now try and write your own exciting similes.