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Idioms for ELLs

Idioms can be confusing for kids, let alone kids learning English! They use the Visual Thesaurus to assist them in figuring out the meanings of some common English language idioms. They create visual images to present their assigned idioms to the class, demonstrating how idioms can be interpreted both figuratively and literally. Tip: This lesson plan could be used in any English class.

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Classroom Considerations

  • The "Extending the Lesson" link no longer works; however, it is a general link that can be substituted with another
Pros

  • Small groups are implemented for a more targeted learning approach 
  • An extension learning activity is provided 
  • The plan is written clearly and in detail 
Cons

  • None
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  • Vocabulary

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