This twenty-seven slide PowerPoint presentation introduces the concepts of idioms, proverbs, and adages and provides practice identifying idioms, proverbs, and adages and understanding their meaning. The idioms, proverbs, and adages are all used in sentences to provide context.
The final two slides include one page of interactive notes that can be printed out in advance for students to complete as they view the PowerPoint and a completed page of notes.
The main focus is on understanding the meanings of the idioms, proverbs, and adages. The first half of the PowerPoint is about idioms, and the second half is about proverbs (or adages).
For more practice with idioms, see Idioms Task Cards - Flying Pigs
and I Have . . .Who Has . . ? Idioms.
For more practice with proverbs, ar adages, see Proverbs and Adages Task Cards - Barking Dogs.
From Classroom in the Middle