Count Your Blessings Thankgiving Themed Figurative Language Activities

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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Common Core Standards
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Idioms included in the pack:

Count your blessings
Talk turkey
A blessing in disguise
On the back burner
Stir the pot
Let’s dig in
Eyes were bigger than my stomach
Sweet tooth
Runs in the family
The rest is gravy
Food for thought
You’re such a turkey
Couch potato
I’m stuffed
In hot water
Easy as pie
Recipe for disaster
Cold turkey
Got a lot on my plate
Nutty as a fruitcake
Dish on someone
Full of beans
What’s cooking
Now you are cooking with gas

Directions: Print up cards, laminate and cut out. Use these cards to play memory, go fish, or just as a face up matching activity to work on idiom meanings. There are 24 idiom pairs with the idiom and meaning card.

Use the Visual poster to help explain what an idiom means (page 3)

Thanksgiving Themed Idiom match up worksheet and answer key (Pages 4-11)

There is a worksheet to practice determining the idiom’s meaning by using context clues and your own schema. (page 12-15)

There is a worksheet for your students to create an idiom journal of all the new idioms they learn. You can take the journal home as review or have them write a story using some of the idioms from their journal. (page 17)

My other figurative language packs:
Take Me Out to the Ball Game Idioms
Out Of This World Idioms Activity Pack
Head In The Clouds Idiom Activities
Spring Time Idioms Activity Pack
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18
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