Arrrrgh, matey! Teach yar' students some nautical pirate phrases, sayings, and vocabulary so they can talk like a pirate. It features eight idioms to help with your figurative language instruction, assist your ESL or ELL learners, or add some fun to your literacy center.
The 8.5"x11" printable with the cootie catcher features diagrams with brief text instructions for how to fold the cootie catcher and directions for how to use it. There are five printing options included in the PDF: full-color, two partial-color options, and two grayscale options.
Included are these idioms and phrases:
batten down the hatches, know the ropes, shiver my timbers, loose cannon, anchors aweigh, high and dry, a square meal, and fire a shot across the bow.
This print-and-play activity is perfect for International Talk Like A Pirate Day on September 19th. You could also use it to wrap up the Age of Exploration or the Golden Age of Piracy with social studies or to accompany a pirate themed unit or classroom.
Check out my Summer Idioms Cootie Catcher
You may also like these other pirate themed resources:Pirate Map Skills and VocabularyPirate Spelling Menu with Bonus Printables
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