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Figurative Language

Figurative Language Jeopardy style game show for 4th-9th Grade! Want to have some fun practicing figurative speech? Here is a suggestion: a GAME SHOW!! Five fun categories that will get your students actively engaged. I've added some differentiation to this game show!!

Bring an Idiom to School! Get your students excited about learning idioms! Students collect object from around the house that represent idioms. It's a Show & Tell for big kids with an academic focus! See student examples and idiom form.

Ideas for teaching ESL students in the classroom starting with structure and listing out what they will be doing

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Poetic Devices Reference Minibook

Reference minibook of figures of speech or poetic devices. So great!


Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme

Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme Task Cards- this is SUCH a hard thing to teach! I love that these cards include a thinking guide to walk students through the thought process.

It is INCREDIBLE. Seriously has EVERYTHING you need to teach calendar in the most cute and fun way possible!!!! I will definitely be using it this year, and every year!!!

7 Idiom Activities for ESL Students. This is great for them to start understanding English idioms.

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Books That Teach

Books for teaching idioms