Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars

Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars
Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars
Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars
Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars
Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars
Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars
Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars
Idioms:Barnyard Animals Pigs, Hogs and Boars
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17 MB|96 pages
Product Description
Make your lesson on American idiomatic expressions fun and memorable. This animated slide show presentation comes with flash cards, a game and a review quiz with answers. It is geared for Second Language Learners age 10 and above. There are no derogatory terms for police in this product.

This is a comprehensive PowerPoint Show covering 28 figurative expressions about pigs, hogs, and bores. Each figurative expression features:
-a photo or illustration
-a definition
-an example sentence.

As an added bonus this product includes:
-a quick review of all the various names for swine: mother, father, kids, groups, and various types of meat.
-a fun mini quiz
-3 handouts to use during the presentation,
-Bingo game.

This product is a Microsoft PowerPoint Show. It allows the user access the notes written for background information. It allows the presenter to: write on the slides, highlight information, and use a laser pointer while lecturing. It does not allow printing. To exit at any time press the ‘ESCAPE’ key on your keyboard.

Topics Covered:
-Differentiation between pigs, hogs and boars
-Special names for male and female swine
-Common American words using pig or hog
-Bullying and insults
-Origins for the various expressions
-Political expressions

Table of Contents

28 idiomatic expressions
10 question quiz with answers
8 pages of flash cards (for either writing the definition or drawing the idiom)
1 sorting sheet (for identifying the various types of figurative language)
1 alternative worksheet for idioms & definitions
1 blank template in case you need to create or modify any of the terms.
3 worksheets for taking notes during the presentation
7 Bingo cards (all featuring the same images from the presentation in various arrangements)
-I would use the Bingo games for small group settings either presided over by the instructor or aid, or whole class with the students divided into groups and 1 student from each group calling out the idioms for their group

Vocabulary and Idiomatic Expressions
Names: :
pig, sow, boar, piglets, swine
pork, bacon, ham
Pig parts:
oink, snout, squeal
Compound words:
Pigtails, Pigskin, Pigsty, hog-tie, hogwash, Hog wild, Road hog,
piggy, bore

-Bringing home the bacon,
-Saving someone’s bacon,
-Making a silk purse from a sow’s ear,
-When pigs fly,
-Lipstick on a pig,
-Buying a pig in a poke,
-High on the hog,

-Gold ring in a pig’s snout,
-Throwing pearls before swine,


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This purchase is for you and your classroom. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
Total Pages
96 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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