Comparisons: Well-Known Sayings

How familiar is your class with basic idioms? Eight idioms and their explanations are listed here, and learners must match each explanation with the correct idiom. Looking for a way to extend this activity? Have your learners choose one to illustrate. The definition of mighty from "the pen is mightier than the sword" is a nice addition. Frontloading one word per instructional activity is a sound approach to differentiate and build vocabulary.

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