Understand Figurative Language: "On the Ball"

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Idioms are a dime a dozen, but this lesson viewed is a lesson learned. And, it’s a piece of cake! For just as a picture paints a thousand words, idioms add up to much more that than the sum of the literal meaning. The narrator cuts right to the chase and models an easy process for figuring out the meaning of these pesky phrases. Go the extra mile and show your language learners this short video.

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CCSS: Designed
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Pros

  • Engaging animation
  • Steps in the process clearly illustrated

 

Cons

  • Connections not always clear
  • Would work best if shown with other videos in the series
Common Core