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Idioms Posters, Task Cards, and Journal

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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96 pages
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  1. Since my students needed a lot of extra practice with idioms, I wanted an ongoing way for them to practice them throughout the year. This huge pack includes task cards, activities for figuring out idioms using context clues, illustrating idioms, journals, quizzes, bingo game boards, I have, who has
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This file will give your students an engaging way to experience idioms and practice interpreting their meanings using context clues in a fun, festive way! Nonliteral meanings, or idioms, have been a difficult concept for my students to grasp, especially my English Language Learners. Idioms and literal/nonliteral meanings are an important part of the Common Core State Standards in many subjects and grade levels.

Students will also have many opportunities for practicing their speaking skills while working in cooperative groups and presenting their idioms to the class.

Included in this file:

Teaching Posters

Idiom Center Cards and Optional Game Boards (20 Question Cards and 20 Answer/Meaning Cards)

Illustrate Your Idiom {A different version of the Tea Party Reading Strategy} (15 Sentence Cards and 15 Meaning Cards for a Class of 30, plus blank sheets to make your own sentences/meanings, and Idiom Illustration Printables)

Idiom Journal for Recording Literal and Nonliteral Meanings

Recording Sheets and Answer Keys


Color and Blackline Copies are Included!

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Holiday/Seasonal ELA Literacy Stations Growing Bundle

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Idioms: Time Flies When You're Having Fun

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Idioms Bundle: Having a Ball With Idioms and Time Flies When You're Having Fun

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