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    Teaching Idioms

    Teaching Idioms

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    Whole group and small group/centers game - easy to print and leave for a sub or use for review - Cupcakes & Curriculum


    All you need to teach Idioms! Includes a handout, worksheets and a 20 page mini booklet for fun idiom practice.

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    IDIOMS: Color My World Green is a PowerPoint Show of 11 idioms using ‘GREEN’. Each idiom is presented on its own slide with the meaning, a picture, and 1 or 2 examples of the idiomatic expression in a sentence. At the end of the presentation there are 5 standards based questions using ‘GREEN’ as an idiom. Generally, a class presentation takes about 40-45 minutes, especially if you have the students write the idioms and their meanings. 11 idioms-- 48 slides--

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    Idiom of the Week FREE SAMPLE

    Idiom of the Week FREE SAMPLE

    Idioms Worksheet Intermediate

    Figures of Speech Worksheets

    This FREEBIE has been created by Kristine Lamb @ activity includes 48 cards. Students take turns choosing cards and explaining what the idioms mean. If a student draws a "superpower" card, he/she earns an extra turn!Please leave feedback if you download =)

    Name that idiom!

    A list of resources for teaching children about idioms including an idiom dictionary, games, cartoons and a reading suggestion. #homeschool

    Resources for Teaching Children About Idioms - Five J's Homeschool

    Free! Here's a list of idioms grouped by 6 and left it in a docx.for edits

    Common Idioms

    Free! Temperature Themed Idioms (lion/lamb theme)

    Temperature Themed Idioms FREEBIE (Lion/Lamb theme) Speech Language Therapy

    Free! Circus Idioms!

    Circus Idioms Freebie!

    Free! Out of This World Idioms

    Out of This World Idioms

    Drama circle for figurative language? Yes, please! Students will love acting out these idioms!

    Idioms Drama Circle - Defining Idioms Worksheet

    Defining Idioms Worksheet - Defining Idioms (3) Worksheet

    Defining Idioms (3) Worksheet

    "Old school" "do the math" Idioms about school and education appear frequently in English. This comical play gives students repeated exposure to eight of them.

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    Demonstrate what an idiom is and have your kids create out-of-this-world illustrations based on common expressions.

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    These fun figurative language posters are sure to make your students giggle!

    Figurative Language Posters & More!

    Here is a flipchart to use with ActivInspire to have your kids participate to a classroom activity about food idioms! To see a preview of this flipchart, follow this link: or visit for more details!

    Food Idioms Flipchart

    People 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

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    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!

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    animal idioms

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