Find the idioms in a short story filled with idioms. Students must first answer questions about idioms and figurative language, and then use a highlighter or colored pencils to hunt for the idioms embedded in the story. The first story is about a man at a job interview. The second story is about a man who gives advice about success. Excellent for an end of the year activity. Includes a 50 idiom glossary and two quizzes. There is also a third story for students to rewrite without the idiomatic phrases it contains. Keys included. Enjoy searching for idioms in this idioms hunt, and see if you can find all the idioms in the stories.
Common Core Standard L 4.5: Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs
Common Core Standard L 5.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Common Core Standards L 5.5 Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
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