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426 resources with the concept idioms

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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it important to use precise language? Participants explore this question in the fourth lesson in a series of 15 on effective instruction. Perfect for all content areas, the lesson promotes appropriate language choice through close...
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SuccessMaker® Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
A collection of reading passages is packed with various skills to enhance fourth graders reading comprehension. From distinguishing between fact and opinion to describing character's feelings and recognizing elements of plot, the...
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When Pigs Fly: A Lesson Plan on Idioms

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Not to keep you on pins and needles, but don't jump the gun on this idiom resource. Instead, keep from barking up the wrong tree by previewing the entire resource before beginning. The detailed instructions make presenting the activity a...
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Figurative Language Packet

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A definitive resource for your figurative language unit includes several worksheets and activities to reinforce writing skills. It addresses poetic elements such as simile and metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and idioms, and...
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Cross Out Paragraph Puzzle One: To Keep it Secret

For Students 4th - 6th
Slightly confusing upon first glance, this lesson is actually a neat idea! Present your learners with a series of sentences (at the top of the page), and have them follow the directions to cross out adverbs, verbs in the past tense, etc....
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"The 1,000,000 Pound Bank Note" by Mark Twain

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Compare real events from Mark Twain's life to events in the story. Middle school readers identify point-of-view, its purpose, and its reliability by citing two examples. They describe the tone of the story using four examples and...
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Career Capers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Introduce your middle school writers to a higher level creative writing activity. They become familiar with the literary term pun, and illustrate their writing with clipart they find online. They complete a worksheet on puns in which...
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Pre-AP Strategies for Spanish Literature

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Take a break from vocabulary development and have your Spanish scholars immerse themselves in Spanish culture. What are common Spanish proverbs? In short sessions over the course of a few weeks, the class will learn about different...
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Next To A Mailbox

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover chases a mailbox in his attempt to demonstrate what the concept “next to” means. As part of a lesson on prepositional phrases, this video could be a great means of showing what this particular expression means. Children could even...
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The Man and the Satyr

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Traits that are normal to you may be abnormal to others! Part of a larger series of Aesop's fables, "The Man and the Satyr" is available on an audio and text format that is easy to navigate and concise.
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The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Writers may mistake the lesson in Aesop's 107-word fable as a wolf in sheep's clothing because it's so much fun! All about a wolf that disguises himself as a sheep to prey on those within a flock, individuals discuss the theme of...
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The Fox and the Grapes

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Your class won't have sour grapes over understanding idioms after reading one of Aesop's most famous fables! After listening to the audio passage, learners explore an idiom of their own to investigate. E
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Writing a Narrative: Two Frogs

For Students 2nd Standards
Three options offer young writers the opportunity to read a short story, answer questions, and write a response. A handy language arts resource focuses on reading comprehension and analyziing the story's lesson: look before you leap. 
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Figurative Language

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Follow a scaffolded routine to reinforce the concept of figurative language. With a read-aloud of Once in a Blue Moon by Nicola Morgan, class members observe how to identify personification and idioms, chart phrases and meanings, then...
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Vocabulary (Part 3) – Word Meaning and Word Relationships

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After studying word parts and context clues, young readers get to work discerning word meanings based on word relationships. Employing skills such as deciphering connotation and denotation, making analogies, and interpreting idioms, high...
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Intermediate Level Thanksgiving ESL Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Cranberries, cornucopias, and pumpkin pies, oh my! Thanksgiving holiday worksheets, designed for middle and high school English language learners, are a fun treat for all.
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A Crooked Election

For Students 7th Standards
Some people want to win by any means necessary. Seventh graders explore the ways politics can take a corrupt turn with a short story about a school election. As they decipher the candidates' motivations and promises, individuals answer...
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Figurative Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What's the difference between a simile and a metaphor? Show language arts learners a presentation that identifies different types of figurative language used in poetry.
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Emotional Intelligence

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How would you describe a great leader? Explore the theme of leadership with a unit that focuses on emotional intelligence, and how great leaders have a strong sense of emotional intelligence.
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Idioms

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
This idiom worksheet will give your reluctant grammarians a change of heart about figurative language. Scholars read 15 sentences and then write the meaning of the idiom and the sentence in the space provided.
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Idioms

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
If figurative language makes your kids feel blue or under the weather, use an activity focused on idioms to help them feel on top of the world. Kids complete a chart with seven idiomatic phrases, adding the meaning of each along with an...
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Idiom Dictionary

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Examining idioms is a peace of cake when using this graphic organizer! Here, grammarians identify an idiom and use it in a sentence. Then they investigate its literal meaning versus its figurative meaning, and accompany each one with a...
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Practice Book O

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
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Mardi Gras

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learn about the festivity of Mardi Gras with a series of reading and writing assignments. As class members read a passage about the history of Mardi Gras and the way it's celebrated around the world, they answer comprehension questions,...