Similes and Metaphors BOOM CARDS ™ Interactive Digital Task Cards


55 reviews

This similes and metaphors BOOM CARDS ™ deck was created for 3rd- 6th grade students.  These are DIGITAL ONLY interactive digital task cards that are hosted on the BOOM Learning Website.

Delivery Method: Instant Digital Download 

Pages: 36 Digital Task Cards + 8 Instructional Slides

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This simile and metaphor BOOM CARDS ™ activity pack was created for 3rd-6th grade. The instructional pages and task cards will help your students understand the difference between similes and metaphors.


This simile and metaphor boom cards deck includes:

44 task cards (8 similes and metaphor instructional pages and 36 simile and metaphor task cards with a variety of questions).

The tasks for each card type are as follows:

  • The first 8 instructional pages include the definitions of similes and metaphors and how to determine the difference. It also includes a list of many common similes and metaphors.
  • Task cards 9-20 are multiple-choice answers that have your students find similes and metaphors from a list of choices.
  • Task cards 21- 32 are multiple-choice answers, where your students will choose whether a statement is a metaphor, simile or neither.
  • Task cards 33- 44 are multiple-choice as well, but they have your students pick a choice that best describes the meaning of each simile.


This resource is completely digital. As students answer each question, they will receive immediate feedback. This helps students practice independent learning while strengthening skills.  

What are the benefits of using BOOM Cards?

  • Assign different students different BOOM decks for easy differentiation
  • BOOM CARDS™ give immediate feedback and are self-correcting, saving you grading time
  • BOOM CARDS™ require no preparation, which means no printing, laminating, or storage
  • Hold students accountable for independent work
  • Provide paperless practice that is perfect for remote learning


What do you need in order to use BOOM Cards?

  • A computer, tablet or interactive whiteboard
  • An internet browser OR the free BOOM app
  • An internet connection
  • A free or paid BOOM account


How do you assign the BOOM Cards to students?

  • Login to Boom Learning or create a new accountYou only need a free account! However, if you choose to upgrade, there are several options for assigning this resource!
  • If using the FREE version of BOOM Learning, once you’re logged into your Boom teacher account, go to “Library,” find the deck you want students to use, click on “FastPin” and select “Generate New Pin.”
    Option #1: Copy and paste the complete link for students to play, or…
    Option #2: Go to the Boom main page ( on a computer (or on the Boom app). Prompt students to click on the “FastPlay” button. Enter the pin and click “play.”
  • If using a PAID version of BOOM Learning, you can do the following:
    Get reports about student progress and activity
    Easily assign students multiple decks to work on
    Create an entire classroom of student logins

Please note:

To use Boom Cards, you must be connected to the Internet. Boom Cards play on modern browsers (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge). Apps are available for modern Android, iPads, iPhones, and Kindle Fires. For security and privacy, adults must have a Boom Learning account to use and assign Boom Cards.

You will be able to assign the Boom Cards you are buying with “Fast Pins,” (a form of play that gives instant feedback to students for self-grading Boom Cards). For assignment options that report student progress back to you, you will need to purchase a membership. If you are new to Boom Learning, you will be offered a free trial of our Essential membership. Read here for details:


This file includes 36 digital task cards + 8 instructional slides



55 reviews for Similes and Metaphors BOOM CARDS ™ Interactive Digital Task Cards

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  1. JE

    Jeannine E

    These cards are great to reinforce skills taught during distance learning. My students keep asking for more!

  2. RP

    Rachael P

    Great boom cards!

  3. EV

    Elizabeth Vineyard 

    Love these boom cards

  4. JC

    Jill C

    My students had so much fun using this resource.

  5. EM


    This resource was great! I love that there are different types of cards for each type of figurative language!

  6. AG

    Ashli G

    Great way to reinforce similes and metaphors.

  7. RH

    Rachel H

    The students loved this resource! Boom cards are great to use as review.

  8. CE

    Christi Egor 

    I’ve used these to review. Perfectly engaging!! Very happy with this product!

  9. LN

    Lisa N

    This was a great activity for centers! Thanks so much for creating it!

  10. CB

    Connie B

    Great resource thanks

  11. ET

    Eshanthie Tyner 

    Great resource

  12. KB

    Kristine B

    Great resource to use digitally.

  13. SG

    Shirley G

    Great resource!

  14. LN

    Linda N

    Thank you for sharing.

  15. CK

    Colleen K

    Great resource for my virtual small groups!

  16. KB

    Krysten B

    I loved the explanation cards in the deck as well as the variety of cards available. The students loved playing these with me and even tried turning some of the metaphors into similes on their own.

  17. TT

    Tumeka T

    Great Resource!

  18. MM

    Magical Materials  

    My students love boom cards so much!

  19. SM

    Sandra M

    This resource was a terrific supplement.

  20. KG

    Kyle Gutowski 

    My kids really enjoy Boom Cards and this was a perfect review for similes and metaphors!

  21. TL

    Terri L

    Perfect way to review and practice. I love the students get immediate feedback and I can track their progress on Boom.

  22. AR

    Alissa R


  23. ST

    Susan T

    My students always enjoy Boom cards. These were great!

  24. LG

    Laura G

    Great Resource! Thanks

  25. LL

    lori L

    Fantastic resource. Highly recommend!!

  26. SO

    Sea of Wisdom 

    My students love this resource to help reinforce what we are learning in class!

  27. B


    I just love using these boom cards with students! They are self-checking. I use the premium version of Boom, so I get data which I can use to inform progress reporting and instruction.

  28. AR

    Anne R

    This was a wonderful and engaging resource! My students enjoyed it very much!

  29. JL

    Jill League 

    Love Boom Cards and these were great for my students to practice!

  30. RT

    Rachel T

    My students love using boom cards to review and these did not disappoint.

  31. DK

    DanaLei K

    Lifesaver during distance learning! Thank you for your hard work!

  32. MK

    Michael K

    My kids loved this resource and I did too! Very engaging and made a huge impact of student learning! Thanks for creating such an amazing resource!

  33. JL

    Jennifer L


  34. CM

    Christy m brock 

    Great center to use in the classroom!

  35. AP

    April phengsy 

    Boom cards are fantastic! This is a great resource to use that goes along great with my grammar units!

  36. BM

    Brittney M

    Love these!

  37. KP

    Kristin P

    Thank you!

  38. LA

    Larryce A

    love it!

  39. RP

    Rachel P

    Wonderful resource!

  40. LK

    Lindsay K

    My students love Boom cards. It was a great way to practice.

  41. AC

    Ashley Christensen 

    Amazing resource!

  42. IL

    Impacting Lives 

    My kids and I loved these boom cards!!

  43. BW

    Blair Westmoreland 

    I love teaching poetry and figurative language but it is a difficult concept for students to remember. This is a great resource to help students understand.

  44. CM

    Cassidy M

    Loved this!

  45. EM

    Eva Macheca 

    Great activity!

  46. MC

    Maria C G

    Great resource!

  47. AM

    amy M

    My kids love using Boom cards. Thank you for creating this resource.

  48. NM

    Norhan M

    Great review!

  49. LB

    Lindsey Brooker 

    Great resource!

  50. AJ

    Aubrey J

    Awesome resource!

  51. TF

    Tools for Busy Hands 

    Great activity to review with my students. Helped me to get a better understanding of their understanding of the topic.

  52. LS

    L Starett 

    Great resource!

  53. AB


    This is a great and easy to use resource. Can be used virtually or in person.

  54. BG

    Brianne Glass Zaborowski 

    Great Resource! Used with 3rd Grade students. They enjoyed it!

  55. LT

    leigh T

    This was an exciting way to review similes and metaphors. The kids enjoyed it!

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