Idioms Trashketball Review Game

Idioms Trashketball Review Game
Idioms Trashketball Review Game
Idioms Trashketball Review Game
Idioms Trashketball Review Game
Idioms Trashketball Review Game
Idioms Trashketball Review Game
Idioms Trashketball Review Game
Idioms Trashketball Review Game
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Product Description

Engage your students as they review common idiomatic expressions with this fun game. In four rounds with progressing difficulty, students identify and write the meaning of common idioms. Whether your students are native English speakers or English language learners (ELLs), this game will give them a better understanding of the figurative meanings of many idioms. Students compete to shoot baskets into your classroom trash can! All that you will need to play is the ability to project this Power Point presentation, a soft ball, some dark tape, and a trash can.

This activity is effective for guided practice after the included idioms (which are editable) have already been introduced, and the game can be followed by independent practice.

Included idioms follow:

1. Hang in there

2. Miss the boat

3. A dime a dozen

4. Under the weather

5. Bite the bullet

6. Get out of hand

7. Pull someone’s leg

8. Frog in your throat

9. It’s not rocket science.

10. We’ll cross that bridge when it comes.

11. Break the ice

12. A perfect storm

13. Costs an arm and a leg

14. Take a rain check

15. Hit the sack

16. Once in a blue moon

17. The elephant in the room

18. On a wild goose chase

19. Kill two birds with one stone

20. He’s a chip off of the old block.

This Power Point presentation includes the following:

-concept review

-game play

-game rules for students

-teacher instructions

-answer key

Brain-based research shows that students often learn best when they can move, and this activity motivates students further by tapping into their love of sports. Using heterogeneous groups to play a game with friendly competition is an excellent way to meet the needs of all of your students and reward them for their success.

Want an activity to review idioms that requires students to write their own sentences? This advanced game may be what you need:

Idioms Trashketball Review Game (Advanced)

Do you teach other grammar and language concepts? Here are additional Trashketball games that may interest you:

Types of Sentences Review Game

Participial Phrases Review Game

Apostrophes Review Game

Troublesome Words

Active and Passive Voice Review Game

Parallel Structure Grammar Review Game

And, you may be interested in these games to review classic literature:

Tuck Everlasting

To Kill a Mockingbird

Animal Farm

Romeo and Juliet Trashketball Review Game

Meaningful and Memorable English Language Arts by © OCBeachTeacher

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Not for public display.

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16 pages
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