FREE Figurative Language Picture Collection Online~ This picture, "Catching a Cab," illustrates a common expression. This site is great for teaching about figurative language. Preview before using since some images are quite literal and may not be suitable for all students.
Group work trick: Each student writes their own answer on a post-it, they bring the answers together and write a group answer in the center. Similar to a jigsaw since they are building off each other's knowledge