Idiom Book & Other Activities

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Your students will love studying figurative language by creating their own page(s) in an idiom book! Each page of the book has a different idiom. Students draw the literal and figurative meaning of the idiom then describe the idiom in words. 31different idioms are covered in the book, with a blank page included to write in your own if you wish.

Print each student their own book to work on independently as a long term project, or give each student one page to complete for a class idiom book. Four versions of a cover page are also included with ways to personalize for your class or for individual students. Your students will feel like published authors!

Also included in this product is a worksheet where students identify and analyze 8 different idioms, as well as a notes sheet for student reference. All of the idioms on the worksheet and notes sheet are different from the idioms in the book. Students can glue the notes sheet in their notebooks or you can print and hang as a poster in your classroom.

This entire product covers 42 different idioms! The prep to create this beautiful project is minimal and students will have a blast creating the pages. Laminate each student page, hole punch, and put in a binder to keep your class book in your classroom library for a long time to come!

Idioms included on the notes sheet (3):
It’s raining cats and dogs
Break a leg
It only happens once every blue moon

Idioms included on the independent practice sheet (8):
She will do that at the drop of a hat
Back to the drawing board
He cracks me up
You’re really on the ball today
He’s barking up the wrong tree
I’m on the fence
You shouldn’t cut corners
Don’t quit your day job

Idioms included in the idiom book templates (31):
I can kill two birds with one stone
That social studies quiz was a piece of cake
That new iPhone costs an arm and a leg
I’m going to hit the books tonight
Don’t let the cat out of the bag
Don’t bite off more than you can chew
I’ll scratch your back if you scratch mine
The ball is in your court, now
Her pet worm kicked the bucket yesterday
We will cross that bridge when we come to it
Don’t cry over spilled milk
Curiosity killed the cat
Don’t count your chickens before they hatch
Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket
I’m feeling under the weather
Every cloud has a silver lining
I heard it through the grapevine
He jumped on the bandwagon
A picture is worth a thousand words
She got a taste of her own medicine
He cut the cheese
Oh no! You spilled the beans
Your eyes are bigger than your stomach
Quit pulling my leg
I can’t keep my head above water
The early bird gets the worm
Don’t steal my thunder
You really hit the nail on the head
This is the best thing since sliced bread
It’s time to hit the sack
I see the best of both worlds
A blank page is included so that you can include any idioms that I missed!

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Idiom Book & Other Activities
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