Idioms Activities for Special Education

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
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45 pages
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Figurative language can be tricky for our special education students. This product will help your students learn the meaning of 12 common idioms. This pack will help your students understand and identify common idioms, which will lead to better comprehension of language. This pack is great for students with autism or other special needs. The resources are great aids to use in small group lessons or independent work for ELA or social skills.

Included in this Pack:

•Idioms Anchor chart

•Idioms matching worksheets (3 pages)

•Idioms meanings worksheets (3 pages)

•Write a sentence worksheets (3 pages)

•Draw an idiom worksheet (1 page)

•Idioms with meanings cards

•Idioms cards

•Idioms meaning cards

•Write the room (how to, two levels of worksheets)

•Bingo cards (10 cards)

•Idioms task cards (20 cards)

•Idioms adapted book

This resource targets the following idioms:

•I'm all ears

•let the cat out of the bag

•it's raining cats and dogs

•costs an arm and a leg

•night owl

•kill two birds with one stone

•over the moon

•two peas in a pod

•break a leg!

•in a jam

•couch potato

•cold feet

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.


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