FREE Idiom Printable/Activity~ Students will recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms (CCSS L.4.5b, L.5.5b) using these layered strips. Print the strips. Students cut them out and staple the layers together. The boxes are cut apart on the top two strips. Next, students illustrate the literal and actual meaning of each idiom. Example: "I was caught between a rock and a had place." Good hands-on activity to introduce or review this important concept!
FREE BRAIN TEASER PRINTABLES~ Check out several free sample pages from the larger collection of challenging brain teasers. These activities seem well-suited for gifted students. Free download includes fun with idioms, words that can be expressed as letters (EX: envy ~ NV), categories, expressions with animal names in them (EX: wild goose chase), and lots more!