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- This package contains five sets of reading task cards for upper elementary through middle school. Topics include: Characterization, Using Context Clues, Understanding Idioms, Reading Proverbs and Adages, and Making Inferences. Each set includes 30 large, half-page cards designed especially for mi$15.00$18.75Save $3.75
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This task card set provides students with various types of practice identifying and understanding the meaning of idioms. The idioms are presented in sentences to provide context.
With these cards, students work with idioms to complete the following activities:
Fill in the missing word
Draw the literal meaning
Identify and define the idiom
Match idioms to their meanings
Use idioms in a sentence
Search for idioms, and
Understand the concept of “idiom”
These task cards are designed specifically for middle school and upper elementary kids. The cards are large – two cards per page and have more content per card than many of the smaller task cards – perfect for older kids who can handle more than one quick question per card.
Included with this set is a blank answer sheet for students to fill in their answers and, as an extra reference for teachers, a big list of idioms and their meanings.
Also included is a list of suggestions for ways to use task cards and a list of suggestions for easy differentiation with task cards. Task cards are perfect for individual or group work, review activities, class games like Scoot or Footloose, or quick assessments.
Teaching students to understand idioms supports reading and language standards, especially the standards that involve determining the meaning of unknown words and phrases.
The Easel Activity is a digital version that is ready to use with one card per slide. It is ready for student use with answer boxes and directions already in place.
For the Google Slides version, see Idioms Task Cards and Google Slides.
For more on idioms, proverbs, and adages, see:
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