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Twenty need-to-know American idioms are covered in three straightforward activities.
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1 Assignment requiring students to discover the meanings of each idiom
---can be framed as desk work, stations, or stand up-hand up-pair up.
1 Assignment requiring students to research the origins of each idiom .
1 Quiz/Test requiring each idiom to be matched to its meaning.
--- can be used as an additional assignment
--- Answer Key included
---Scoring Guide include to make scoring quick and easy!
[stand up-hand up- pair up is the Kagan activity where students travel around the room with hand raised to indicate a need for a partner, within ten seconds they find a partner and swap prior knowledge to answer one or more idiom meanings. Students travel until they get all answers to the time limit is expended. Then the whole class shares what they found most difficult to answer and teacher/student shares or research the answer.]