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Fun quotes that use idioms. Great for critical thinking and a good exploration of idioms.
An entire pack of inspirational quotes, great way to inspire students to do their best work! Complete with daily worksheets and a quiz form.
7 quotes 2 quote quiz forms and a note from me explaining exactly what I do each step of the way. Quotes can be both thought provoking and inspirational. The playful wording of figurative language can be very fun for the students, while finding the underlying message requires critical thinking. Classroom discussions become spirited and engaging as the students debate the meaning and symbolism of these inspirational quotes.
An entire pack of Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes complete with worksheets and quiz forms.
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Great book to read aloud to class when studying figurative language--puns, palindromes, anagrams...about a boy that is punished and can only speak in puns. The cure can only be found when he is sent out in search of other types of words.
Skill: Children will match each idiom with its literal meaning.Grade Level: Second Grade through Fifth Grade, Special Education, ESLYou wil...