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Why and how is a song about Idioms effective for students?
Idioms are one of the most difficult types of figurative language to teach. Because the words expressed intentionally do not match their intended meaning, the concept is completely abstract. Idioms are particularly confusing for English Language Learners and younger students. This video connects with students because the story line is so memorable. A young man is confused when his family communicates with him using idioms. The video provides several examples of common idioms to help build the concept for students. Recognizing examples of idioms as they come up in everyday conversation is key to connecting this abstract concept to real life!
Great! What related activities are included with the video?
Idiom Match Idiom Fun
Awesome! Are all your products this effective?
Yes! If you are a teacher or parent who is tied to a basal text, simply plug in GrammarSongs videos and activities wherever the topics and skills fall within your pacing guide as a powerful supplement. Use the GrammarSongs materials to support cooperative learning efforts and as effective learning centers to add long lasting quality and sustenance to required basal materials.
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