Idiom Book - 24 Idioms with Critical Thinking Reading Passages

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Christina Bainbridge
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3rd - 5th
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56 pages
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This book is sure to get your kiddos excited about learning the figurative language of idioms! Looking for MORE idiom fun? Check out my ESCAPE ROOM!

Twenty-four high interest idioms for students to dig into... students will look at what the idiom sounds like, explain what it really means, and then explain the idiom in the context of a passage. Bind into a book and students have a place to keep their idioms and to refer back to as needed during reading!

Also included are colorful 8.5" x 11" signs for each idiom. The signs include a color pic of the idiom, the name of the idiom, what is sounds like it means, and a brief description of what it really means.

Idioms included are:

I'm all ears.

You're the apple of my eye.

Break a leg.

Cat got your tongue?

Cold feet

Costs an arm and a leg

Don't cry over spilled milk.

Cry your eyes out

Feeling blue

Head in the clouds

Heart of gold

Let the cat out of the bag.

Lost my mind

On cloud nine

Open a can of worms

Go out on a limb

It's raining cats and dogs.

Time flies.

Two heads are better than one.

Walking on eggshells

When pigs fly

Written all over your face

Zip your lips.

Money talks.

Be sure to check out the preview for one free idiom and idiom sign!

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