Combine writing fun
and vocabulary fun
with this free resource that offers an entertaining and educational way to introduce students to idioms
Included are explanations and examples of idioms
, followed by 20 prompts
that ask students to “translate” nonsensical phrases into commonly used idioms. Also included is a separate answer key
It is formatted so you can easily print it using both sides of paper.
This classroom-tested activity has been used successfully in middle school, junior high, high school, homeschool, and college classes.
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