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I was looking at paint samples and realized that they all had cute names, like Tangarine orange, burnt sienna, firegold, etc. I borrowed (:D) several of the samples. I pass these out to my students and they use them to write similes.
My friend's shirt was as orange as a tangarine.
My tea cup was as red as a burning ember.
The car glistened like flames from a fire.
Extending the activity, they get scenic pictures from magazines and then find the color that matches. The mountains were the color of lilacs in the spring.
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