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    Use Amelia Bedelia to teach idioms and figurative language (foldable lesson)

    ▶ Figurative Language Examples in Songs: Part 1 - YouTube

    Perfect for teaching if..then reasoning for figurative language

    idiom of the week

    Lots of printables to go along with popular children's books - Mo Willems, Splat the Cat, Fancy Nancy, Diary of a Fly, Laura Numeroff books, Amelia Bedelia, Pinkalicious, etc.

    Figurative Language

    Use these short videos to teach older children figurative language and inferences…fantastic post!

    Kids describe themselves with similes

    online chapter book lessons/prompts

    An entire Pinterest board of idioms and figurative language.

    Figurative Language - This video is probably my favorite. The person who put it together is a teacher, and his sense of humor is obvious with the use of calmer music, etc. My students laughed so hard throughout the entire thing...and I teach 9th/10th grade, so that's saying a lot!

    Amelia Bedelia and Cause and Effect

    Idioms are important in reading and in writing. Students often have a hard time understanding the meaning of them. When they learn to use them in writing they get a better grasp. Here are some books that can be used and lessons.

    Free!!! Animated PowerPoint presentation on figurative language.

    Figurative Language Bingo: Animal Idioms

    figurative language practice

    Great foldable ideas!

    Lots of great picture books to teach grammar and figurative language.

    prefixes foldable: Bell Ringer Books

    Grammar flip book

    Two Minute Mysteries. Inference lessons