"Button Your Lip" and Other Idioms
In this idiom worksheet, students match idioms to their meanings and write a short dialogue in which they include 2 idioms from the matching list.
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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...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Understand Figurative Language: "Tip of the Iceberg"
Explore the concept of idioms by examining the meaning of the particular phrase: "tip of the iceberg." After presenting the video, encourage your class to work together to create a list of other idioms they can recall!
2 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Understanding Figurative Language: "A Leopard Can't Change His Spots"
Idioms are the focus a short video that shows viewers how to use context clues to determine meaning. Learners first image the picture the idiom creates, then examine context clues, and finally, they illustrate the idiom. The presentation...
5 mins 5th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed