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  • Idioms, Metaphors, and Similes (includes BLM Metaphor or Simile?) - … PM Page 23 8.1.1 NAEP Idioms, Metaphors, and Similes Purpose Students will analyze idioms and comparisons to infer the literal … you were just using. 3. Explain that you used idioms. Define idioms as vivid phrases that mean something different than they seem … meanings and write sentences using each idiom. extending THE ACTIVITY Have students make up three idioms of their own and read one … their meanings. Have students read the list of idioms and decide if each idiom is a metaphor or a simile. Remind students …
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  • Even More Parts Lesson Plan - … that contain idioms: http://www.idiomsite.com/ http://www.eslcafe.com/idioms/ http://www.funbrain.com/idioms/ http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/ http://humanities.byu.edu/elc/student/idioms/idiomsmain.html http://library.thinkquest.org/4382/idiom.html
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  • Understanding Idioms Is a Piece of Cake - … of some common English idioms. illustrate the "fun" interpretations of those idioms. use a fun online idiom activity (optional). Keywords idiom, expression, idiomatic, language Materials Needed list of common English idioms (provided below … the fun resource below: Self-Study Idiom Quizzes http://a4esl.org/q/h/idioms.html Idiom List The list below is a good …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-12
  • A Lucky Break - … related to chickens. -Use the idiom reading sheet and worksheet included with this lesson to discuss idioms. Divide students into groups of … a language center. -Make one copy each of the "Idiom Cards" and "Idiom Meanings" sheets for each group. Cut up the pages … the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Some Common Poultry-Related Idioms and Their Meanings bad egg-a person who disappoints expectations …
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  • Are You a Fish Out of Water? Learning English Idioms - … Topics: Language and Languages Around the Web Idiom Site Read Write Think: Eye on Idioms The Chinglish Files Activity | This activity is … Traditions, World Languages, ELL, English Language Learning, ESOL, foreign language, idioms, language 6 Comments Comments are moderated. FAQ > Submit prmco May … -profit. I know firsthand how diffcult idioms can be for students learning English. Since idioms have no literal meaning and are not …
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  • It's Raining Idioms! - … paper -Colored pencils or crayons -List of idioms Preparations 1. Compile a list of idioms in case your students have difficulty naming … , discuss the literal meaning of the idiom. Day 2 1. Review yesterday's discussion of idioms and the terms connotation and denotation … make some distinction between the literal meaning of the idiom and what the idiom is thought to mean, but their interpretation is … or no distinction between the literal meaning of the idiom and what the idiom is thought to mean. Extensions This lesson appeals …
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  • Go Figure! The Origin and Use of Idioms - … Students will: identify idioms. use the book Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms to find the meaning and origin of given idioms. pantomime the figurative … origin of the idioms they have chosen. Let the students use the Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms to select an idiom to illustrate using … and origin of their idiom. Assessment Students will: list four or five familiar idioms. write sentences using the idioms to demonstrate their understanding …
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  • AMELIA BEDELIA'S IDIOMS - … contributing to a class book of idioms. In partners (or individually), have students choose an idiom to illustrate for the book. 3 … the end, allow several pairs of students to share their idiom and illustrations. Explain that completed pages will be assembled into … class discussion about/brainstorming of idioms. Have each student choose an idiom and draw appropriate pictures illustrating the idiom’s two meanings. Have …
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  • Laundry List of Idioms - … , pencils -Clothesline rope -Clothespins -Scissors -Overhead transparency with 'laundry' related idioms and their meanings (see procedures below) -Writing paper (student provided … . 3. Prepare transparency with written idioms. Procedures 1. Students need to have prior knowledge of idioms through teacher instruction and review, through … . Use as a reminder to students of these idioms and the concept of idioms, in general. 12. Next, on their own writing …
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  • Classroom Community and Good Health - … : (Estimated Time: 30 minutes) Promote teamwork with the activity Food Idioms Password that illustrates that food is so basic and essential … crying over spilled milk. Couch potato Play Food Idioms Password. Remind students what an idiom is (an expression having a meaning that … key words in the idiom. Player Two tries to guess the idiom. When player Two correctly identifies the idiom, he or she gets … : Pairs score one point for each correctly identified idiom. Use the unused or passed idiom cards for a whole-class round. The …
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