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427 resources with the concept idioms

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EngageNY Grades 6 ELA Module 2B: Voices of Adversity

For Teachers 6th Standards
Were things really harder back in the day? That is the question sixth graders research in a three-unit module. They read information articles and literature about the adversities of medieval life, and then draft an essay in which they...

EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2B, Unit 2: Monologues, Language, and Literary Argument: Voices of Medieval Village

For Teachers 6th Standards
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village is the anchor text for the second unit in Module 2B. Sixth-graders examine monologues, read articles about challenges and adversities faced by children in medieval villages,...
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Using Technology to Teach ELD: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Just what you need to get started using technology to teach ELD  in the classroom—a collection of lesson plans, apps, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Idioms: Opening a Can of Worms

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In a nutshell, you can support grammar instruction with a collection focusing on idioms. Take advantage of interactive presentations, an app, creative lesson plans, a variety of worksheets, and hands-on activities to reinforce the concept. 
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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 activity in a series of 15 on effective instruction. Perfect for all content areas, the activity promotes appropriate language choice through...
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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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More Reasons to Love Valentine's Day

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Heart-themed curriculum connections that your class will fall in love with.
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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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Reading Center: Wake-up Scooterville

For Teachers 2nd
Looking for a good language arts lesson that also has an environmental theme? Then, this lesson is for you! The book, Wake up Scooterville, is read to the students. After hearing the story, learners utilize worksheets embedded in the...
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As The Crow Flies

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Who knew the Pythagorean Theorem could be so much fun, for the crow that is. Middle schoolers mark the route a dog would run and a bird would fly to get from point A to point B. They use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine which route...
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Drawing Idioms

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Don't cry over spilled lesson plans! A straightforward language arts activity prompts learners to draw both literal and figurative representations of common idioms. You'll have a whale of a time!
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For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Two activities boost readers' fluency of reading common phrases and idioms. Peers time one another and track their progress using phrase cards and record sheets. 
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Mythical Language and Idiom: Crash Course World Mythology #41

For Students 7th - 12th
Learning about mythological idioms can be quite an odyssey. The 41st and final installment in the Crash Course World Mythology series makes the topic manageable and interesting. Scholars explore the language of mythology and investigate...
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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...