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355 resources with the concept idioms

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Beyond Rosa Parks: Powerful Voices for Civil Rights and Social Justice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The lessons in the "Beyond Rosa Parks: Powerful Voices for Civil Rights and Social Justice" unit module introduce young historians to four African-American women who made significant contributions to the modern civil rights movement....
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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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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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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 Adventure Pack: Money

For Parents 3rd Standards
Money is the topic of a reading adventure pack. Third graders read two books—one fiction, one non-fiction—and complete a series of activities. Learners draw an item they wish to save money for, examine coins to start a collection, and...
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Maya Angelou

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Maya Angelou's poem, "Still I Rise", offers young scholars an opportunity to consider how poets use literary devices to create powerful messages. After a close reading and discussion of the poem, class members reflect on how they can...
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Phrases

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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Intermediate Kwanzaa

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
As part of a study of holiday traditions, language learners read about the creation of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival created by Dr. Maulana Karenga to celebrate traditional African values.
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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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List of Idioms and Phrases

For Students K - 12th
Good idioms are a dime a dozen. A 19-page list is only a drop in the bucket when it comes to figurative language and idiomatic phrases. So don't get a chip on your shoulder and dive in; learning what idioms really mean is a piece of cake!