This packet of idioms focuses on figurative expressions relating to plants and flowers. Students will enjoy expanding their vocabulary as they play these activities with their classmates. There are four
activities plus a worksheet . Question cards include an answer key for easy reference.
Activity 1: Fresh As a Daisy
This activity requires students to match the figurative expression (flowerpot of daisies) with it literal meaning as shown on the wheelbarrow. There are 24 matching cards. This is a great introduction to the unit.
Activity 2: Green Thumb
With this activity, the students answers real world questions to see if they really comprehend the meanings of each figurative expression. There are 20 question cards.
Activity 3: Down the Garden Path
This is the game board activity where students can play in a small group setting or as teams in the classroom. Use this game board with either activity 1 or 2.
Activity 4: Planting the Seed
This is a creative writing activity containing where students write a s tory by choosing a character, setting and idiom card (30 cards total). Let the imagination soar!