Figurative Language: 30 Idioms

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Figurative Language

This packet includes 30 idioms (see the preview to view all of the posters) - there is a color poster for each one, as well as two matching games that can be used in centers. There is a matching assessment as well as a test where students have to demonstrate their understanding of idioms through writing. There are also 6 interactive notebook activities included in this packet!

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Interactive Games
Teaching Idioms

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All rights reserved by author, Jessica Ivey.
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.


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