There a times when it's actually a good idea to skim a book. If you're working on a lengthy research paper or a long annotated bibliography, you'll need to skim some books to determine whether they're relevant or to get a full understanding of the argument.
This worksheet and test are all about helping students nail the art of understanding figurative language! Right from the first page students learn the subtle difference between simile and metaphor can be tricky, but with this worksheet things will become much clearer. Students will also have fun learning about personification and alliteration.