Includes 32 Idioms with definitions
1. Print the pages with idioms and the definitions back to back on cardstock paper.
2. Cut out the cards and give the cards to students. Have students figure out the meaning of each idiom. You can have them do the “Hands Up Pair Up” activity and have them show the idiom to a partner and have the partner try to guess what the meaning is.
3. You can also just print the pages one sided and have students try to match the idiom to its correct definition.
4. After discussing the idioms, give each student a page with the idiom on top. Have them draw a picture that goes with the idiom. They can draw the picture literally. For example, for “Hit the road” idiom, they can draw a kid hitting the road with a hammer. Then, have the students write the definition of the idiom in their own words.
5. Collect all the drawings and bind them to create a class copy of idiom dictionary!6. If students know more idioms, use the blank page with drawing box to add more idioms and pictures!
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