Here are two great worksheets to help your students learn idioms. Here is what to do: Read the idiom. Talk about what it appears to sound like--the literal meaning of the words. Have you student draw a picture that depicts the literal meaning of the words in the box on the left. Then talk about what it means in context. Have your student draw the figurative meaning of the phrase in the box on the right. Compare and contrast the two drawings to help improve understanding. Now, go to the next worksheet to have your students put the idiom to use in the context of their experiences!
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