Students have a blast reading the different idioms and figurative language cards! Use as a literacy center, individual activity, or even flash cards. Great for ELL students! Aligned with Common Core Standards. Can be used in multiple ways in your classroom! Great for differentiated instruction, small group, and fast finisher activities. Print out on cardstock and use for years!
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).