It is essential for students to understand idioms and figurative language. Curriculum, state testing such as Common core all require this prior knowledge. ESOL students often find it difficult to understand these confusing phrases.
This set of fun flashcards provides 40 common idioms and examples of figurative language with easy to understand meanings. Provided are a set in full color and a set in black and white. They can be used as flashcards, matching, memory games, etc. to promote this skill.
This can also be useful for ESOL, LEP, ESL, and ESE students. It covers the standards ELACC.2.L.5, ELACC.3.L.5, ELACC.4.L.5, ELACC.5.L.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Please look for additional items in my idioms unit to come.