If you teach idioms, then this unit is perfect for you! I use it in my own 5th grade class.
Included (in order included)
3 pages of idiom example cards with visuals (8 example cards total and 1 header/definition card)
1 page idiom assessment/ study guide page
1 page common core writing prompts page involving idioms (1 informational, 1 opinion, 1 narrative, 2 other) five prompts total
2 pages (6 cards total) idioms task cards/practice cards
1 page create an idioms poster assessment
This will align with Common Core standards pertaining to figurative language and/or figurative language.
-Use the idiom example cards when teaching idioms and then hang them in your room for a daily reminder to your students.
- Use the idiom assessment matching as a practice or assessment, and then students can use it as a study guide once their answers are fixed
- Integrate idioms with your writing units using the idioms writing prompt cards. Glue them on popsicle sticks for extra fun.
- Let students answer the idioms task cards at a center. Accelerated students can explain the reasoning behind each answer.
- Students can create an idioms poster using the final page. They write an idiom, write and draw what it sounds like it would mean, as well as write and draw what it really means.