Are you ready to "break the ice" with your students? Show them how to use inference skills and enhance their speech with these 15 winter-inspired idioms. Great to use any time, but especially nice for December, January and February.
Students will first study the idioms with a partner, identify words they know, then put their new skills to the test on with an engaging worksheet. This is a great partner or solo activity.
- 2 printable direction/definition sheets
- 1 handout activity with a bonus puzzle
- answer key
Don't let your students be "frozen out" when it comes to language learning this year. Language practice has a "snowball effect" and this lesson can be the "tip of the iceberg" for your students. You don't want "cold feet" to stop you from buying this lesson - especially when one of my idiom lessons is always free!
If you enjoy this product, be sure to check out my other idiom print and teach lesson plans for your upper elementary and middle school students:
Spring Time Idiom Lesson & Worksheet
Autumn Inspired Idiom Lesson & Worksheet
Summer Fun Idiom Lesson & Worksheet
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My idiom lessons are designed to help with literacy. I have used them in grades 4-8, it all just depends on your students' language skills. This aligns with the common core standard:
Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.