English is a tricky language full of idioms with hidden meanings. Do you teach your students sayings & phrases? They're useful to know and students love learning them. (Especially good for ESL kids). This book has conveniently numbered pages, a table of contents, a review of the Core Knowledge Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade sayings & phrases and each page contains the saying with a writing line for the student to copy the saying, a box for writing an explanation of the saying's meaning, and a box to illustrate it. This book of Sayings & Phrases contains all of the sayings included in the 4th Grade Core Knowledge Sequence Curriculum, but could be used to supplement any curriculum. The sayings included are:
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
As the crow flies
Beauty is only skin deep.
The bigger they are, the harder they fall.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Blow hot and cold
Break the ice
Bull in a china shop
Bury the hatchet
Can’t hold a candle to
Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
Go to pot
Half a loaf is better than none.
Haste makes waste.
Laugh and the world laughs with you.
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
Live and let live.
Make ends meet.
Make hay while the sun shines.
Money burning a hole in your pocket
Once in a blue moon
One picture is worth a thousand words.
On the warpath
Seeing is believing.
Through thick and thin
Two wrongs don’t make a right.
When it rains, it pours.
You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.