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These playing cards make teaching Idioms a "piece of cake"
... see what I did there? Yeah, your kids will too once they start playing this super addictive card game.
See how others are using it, see it in action:
This card game has 4 levels of learning to make sure your students thoroughly understand 16 common idioms.
The idioms that are included:
To be walking on egg shells.
Two heads are better than one.
To miss the boat.
To speak of the devil.
To be under the weather.
To open a can of worms.
To kill two birds with one stone.
To have a frog in your throat.
It’s raining cats and dogs.
A penny for your thoughts.
To break the ice.
At the end of my rope.
A bird in the hand is
worth two in the bush.
Break a leg.
At the drop of a hat.
To be all ears.
This card deck includes 64 cards - 16 cards per color. Each color has a designated language task to be completed before it can be played in the game.
⭐If you draw a blue card: you must name the idiom portrayed in the picture on the card.
⭐If you draw a red card: you must state the LITERAL meaning of the idiom pictured.
⭐If you draw a green card: you must state the FIGURATIVE meaning of the idiom pictured.
⭐If you draw a yellow card: you must explain how and when you could use the idiom pictured.
Each of the 16 idioms is represented 4 times throughout the card deck. This allows for countless opportunities for your students to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of these idioms.
This deck is suitable for K-12 students and is ideal for group speech therapy.
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