Teaching Idioms? I know I'm preaching to the choir when I say that idioms are more fun than a barrel of monkeys. There is a boatload of idioms at GoEnglish.com. Beyond going over the literal meaning of such phrases as "It's raining cats and dogs!" there are many other out-of-this-world things to try. They are the cat's pajamas, so give them a whirl!
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$ AWESOME! This packet includes: - 14 Verb Shades of Meaning Cards - 14 Adjective Shades of Meaning Cards - Two Shades of Meaning Verb Activities - Two Shades of Meaning Verb & Adjective Activities. This packet covers the following Common Core LANGUAGE standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5.D CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.5.D CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.5.B
Synonyms- Read the story and replace the underlined words with synonyms. Then rewrite the story. This activity helps students understand that if you change words, the story can become more exciting, but still have the same meaning. Back to School NO PREP Packet for 3rd Grade!