Over the years, the sport of baseball has influenced the English language in the United States. There are so many fun idiomatic expressions that we use that are tied to this great game we call baseball. Practice learning new idioms with your students with a baseball theme! Included in this pack are 12 idiom pair cards with the idiom and its meaning. You can play memory, go fish, or just as a face up matching game.
Use the Visual poster to help explain and remind students what is an idiom (page 3)
Baseball Idiom match up worksheet and answer key (Pages 8-9)
There is a worksheet to practice determining the idiom’s meaning by using context clues and your own schema. (page 10)
There is a worksheet for your students to create an idiom journal of all the new idioms they learn. You can take the journal home as review or have them write a story trying to use some of the idioms from their journal. (page 11)
Story with baseball themed idioms. Have your students underline any expressions they see in the story. On a separate sheet of paper, your students can explain the idiom and then try to use it in a sentence. (Page 12)
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