Understand Figurative Language: "Needle in a Haystack"

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Finding a good lesson on idioms is like finding a needle in a haystack! This instructional video series touches on a selection of idioms and will help your class gain a better understanding of this type of figurative language. Before presenting this resource, try asking your learners what they believe the particular idiom is referring to and why, and then work with them to deduce the meaning of the word idiom.

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Pros

  • Uses cartoons and a basketball reference to relate main point
  • Multiple examples used in video series to comprehensively explain topic
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  • None
Common Core