In this puzzle, students must complete similes from THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN. A key word in each clue is left out, so students must use their knowledge of the story, their knowledge of language, and their imaginations to complete the simile.
* I poked along well on to an hour, everything still as ____ and sound asleep. Answer: DEATH
* [Tom] lifts his hat ever so gracious and dainty, like it was the lid of a box that had ___ asleep in it. BUTTERFLIES
* ...There wasn’t no more smile to him than there is to a ___. HAM
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