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Teaching Idioms

Teaching Idioms

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This I Have . . . Who Has . . ? game is a great way to review idioms. Each question features one idiom used in context. I Have . . .Who Has . . ? is an interactive activity in which every student in the class participates. The game consists of 28 question cards, plus 4 blank cards, so that you can write in your own questions if you wish. The cards are arranged 4 to a page, and directions and an answer key are included. $

I Have . . .Who Has . . ? Idioms

This is a PowerPoint interactive game where students will learn common idioms in a fun way. It includes about 20 common sayings with their meanings. The PPT also gives the answers after the user clicks on their choices. This unit also includes an interactive response sheet where each student can cut and glue into their notebooks to easily refer back and recall the information! $ ESL World

Idioms: Cards and Student Booklets from WingedOne on - (23 pages) - Idiom Cards and Student Booklets

Idioms: Cards and Student Booklets |

Idiom Posters from NylasCraftyTeaching on - (30 pages) - Idiom Posters with illustrated definitions and examples

Idiom Posters from NylasCraftyTeaching on (30 pages)

IDIOM OF THE WEEK: 40 Posters Of Commonly Used Idioms With Examples from Presto Plans on - (42 pages) - Idioms are part of everyday speech, yet we assume that our students know what they mean! This resource allows teachers to introduce one idiom per week with a definition and an example!

animal idioms

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Photos and videos by ESL Learning (@EllaLanguage) | Twitter


Photos and videos by ESL Learning (@EllaLanguage) | Twitter



A Teacher's Idea: GRAMMAR Resources

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Food idioms for kids

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10 Idioms about Home [infographic]

Idiom PowerPoint- 2-in-1 lesson. Teaches about the word literally and many common idioms with illustrations. Worksheet included!

Idiom PowerPoint (Idiom Worksheet Included)

Forever Freebie! Kids love idioms and it is one of my favorite things to teach! Each year after learning about idioms, I have my class make a humorous book of idioms together. They have a blast creating their page and I always enjoy their "laugh out loud" drawings that go along.

Class IDIOM Book

Idiom Match: Free as a Bird FREEBIE

Idiom Match: Free as a Bird FREEBIE

Freebie! Set of 32 School Idioms. Perfect for Scoot, one on one, centers, fast finishers and ELLs.

Task Cards School Idioms

A frog in your throat. This site has tons of idiom pics!!

A frog in your throat - Worth1000 Contests

animal idioms

This 23 part leveled Reader’s Theater will engage all of your students while meeting the COMMON CORE standards involving fluency, expression, and fig language! Students will hear over 25 idioms throughout this humorous scripted play! 3-5 grade $

Whatever Floats Your Boat - And other idiom photos

Literalisms 6 - Worth1000 Contests