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Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms FREE!

Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms   FREE!
Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms   FREE!
Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms   FREE!
Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms   FREE!
Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms   FREE!
Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms   FREE!
Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms   FREE!
Writing and Vocabulary Fun: An Off-the-Wall Look at Idioms   FREE!
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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.

Answer key included.

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This classroom-tested resource has been used successfully in middle school, junior high, high school, homeschool, and college classes.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
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