Figurative Language Idioms Task Cards Bundle Print and Digital

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2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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Do your students need more practice using idioms? You'll love using this Task Card Bundle for Idioms in both print and digital formats! With 3 color-coded sets (32 task cards each) for a total of 96 task cards, your students will have plenty of practice learning and reviewing the meaning of idioms.

These task cards are perfect for ALL students whether they are English speakers, ESL students, or kids in speech or special education. Each card has a common idiom example, used in context, as well as three possible meanings. It's a great way to practice context clues using figurative language.

This bundle includes:

3 Sets of Digital Task Cards (each in 2 smaller sets in Google Forms for easy assigning)

3 Sets of 32 Task Cards (Print)

Record Sheets

Answer Keys

Teacher Notes

Teacher Notes PDF with LINKS

Why you'll love this resource:

  • The task cards are color coded to help you keep them organized.

  • The print and digital formats mean they can be used in a variety of ways!

  • The digital version is NO PREP and is SELF-GRADING to save you time!

  • Task cards are a great way to reinforce learning after introducing this type of figurative language.

  • The figurative language task cards are a fun way to spiral learning throughout the year.

  • They may be used in a number of ways from literacy centers, one on one, for ELL students, kids in special education, as exit slips, homework, whole class games, test prep, and more!!!

If you're looking for a complete unit with all types of figurative language, I have a one for grades 4th/5th which includes teaching pages, practice pages, a flip book, task cards with all types of figurative language, activities, posters, and more!

Figurative Language for 4th and 5th Grades

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


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