Standards Focus: Idioms and Expressions
In this To Kill a Mockingbird idioms and expressions worksheet, students receive a comprehensive chapter list of all the idioms and expressions the author used in their novel.
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Focus: The Paideia Seminar
Introduce your class to the Paideia method of discussion, “a formal, intellectual dialogue facilitated with open-ended questions about text.” Explicit directions detail how to prepare readers for the discussion and links are provided...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Metaphors, Similes and Expressions
“Her cutting words were weapons that inflicted wounds upon my soul.” Figurative language is the focus of a worksheet that asks learners to underline the figurative language used in each example, and then to label each phrase as a...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Dalai Lama: Free Expression and Religion
How is religious freedom connected to the conflict between China and Tibet? After reading an online passage of background information, your learners will divide into groups and both read and view an interview with the Dalai Lama. They...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
ESL Picture/Idiom Matching Worksheet
In this ESL picture to idiom matching instructional activity, students examine 7 small clip art images before matching them to the idioms they best represent. They work with idioms such as "blood is thicker than water," and "as you make...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts