Honestly! How many phrases can you use to discuss being honest (or not?) Expand your students' knowledge of idioms
at Thanksgiving, review for Presidents week or play year round! There are 10 activities in this set to make differentiated instruction
for mixed level groups easier!
1. Sorting 36 idioms
for honesty or dishonesty in games and worksheets.
2. Telling the meaning of these idioms.
3. Idioms game to be used at Thanksgiving, President’s Day or year round.
4. Feather in your cap game to discuss kid friendly honest and dishonest behaviors.
5. Use the idiom dictionary as a reference.
6. Play the open ended turkey board game.
7. Answer Thanksgiving riddles
in games or as task cards.
8. Fill in the missing idiom given a situation as task cards or in the game.
9. Use the idiom mini posters on a bulletin board.
10. Students devise their own riddles and idiom cards on worksheets.
What are buyers saying?
+ I used these the week before Thanksgiving break. My kids loved them as they engaged in discussions about honesty vs. dishonesty.
+ Kids love it!
+ It's amazing to me that many of my middle schoolers not only don't know the meaning of the idioms in these materials, but also aren't aware of ever hearing them before.
* 36 idioms for being honest (or not!)
* Options for playing with idioms at Thanksgiving- Honest Abe or Tricky Turkey
* Options for Playing at President's Week- Honest Abe or Washington told a lie
* Year round play- put a feather in your cap
* Idiom dictionary reference
* 3 sorting worksheets for honest versus dishonest idioms
* Thanksgiving board game- open ended
* 18 Thanksgiving riddle cards
* 18 game cards for determining which idiom fits the sentence context
* Worksheets for students to write their own riddles and idiom cards
Be sure to check the preview to be see if this is right for you!
Still not sure? Just ask a question at my store! I’m always happy to help! Thanks for stopping by! Linda@Looks-Like-Language
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