“Roses are Red, Violets are Blue” Valentine Idioms for Older Students

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7th - 12th, Adult Education
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Use it to help them gain a better understanding of idioms--and it's a great opportunity to get a conversation going about a topic that is very popular with this age group!

Cut and laminate all cards for better durability

Pages 3-4: “Roses are Red” Poem Matching cards-- Match the idiom to the poem that describes it. (please note that the cards are shown in corresponding matching order on each page )

Page 5: Heartfelt Questions--have students apply their knowledge of the newly learned idioms by answering these open-ended “wh” questions .

Page 6: Idiom writing task-- Use the given idioms to write a paragraph that centers around the given topic.

Page 7: Literal/figurative Graphic organizer-- Pick an idiom and draw the literal and figurative meaning . Use the idiom in a sentence in the space provided.

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