This is Straight From The Horse's Mouth
Eighth graders use a PowerPoint presentation to explore the history of idioms, how they are used in our language today, and practice using idioms themselves. After the presentation, each student is given an idiom to research.
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Figurative Language Packet
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...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Creating Oral Presentations Using Inspiration Software II
Enhance the oral presentations in your middle school class with a technology activity. Pupils prepare a slide show to accompany their talk using Inspiration software in the second of two sessions on creating oral presentations.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Creating Oral Presentations II
If you are new to digital media and are considering assigning presentations to your young orators, check out the step-by-step directions presented here. Follow the provided script to guide your class in the use of presentation software.
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How to Find the Main Idea
What's the difference between the main idea of a text and the topic? Take kids through the process of literary analysis with a presentation about finding the main idea and supporting details. Additionally, it guides learners through...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Requests: Can, Could, Will, Would, Would You Mind
Young gentlemen and ladies will rise to the occasion after they watch a slideshow presentation about making polite requests. The slides focus on phrases that include could and would you, as well as would you mind?
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable