Birthday Extravaganza Day Thirty: Idiom of the Week

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Today it is my pleasure to bring you a giveaway by Speech with Sharon, which is an Idiom of the Week.

This awesome 78 page packet contains

37 color and black and white idiom posters for the following idioms:
•Cry my eyes out
•Feeling blue
•Cry over spilled milk
•Walk on eggshells
•Open a can of worms
•Head in the clouds
•Money talks
•Time flies
•Raining cats and dogs
•Apple of my eye
•Tickled Pink
•When pigs fly
•Break a leg
•Out on a limb
•Lose my head
•Cost an arm and a leg
•Let the cat out of the bag
•Cold feet
•Cat got your tongue
•Zip your lip
•On cloud nine
•Written all over your face
•Heart of gold
•Two heads are better than one
•All ears
•Bad egg
•Bent out of shape
•Catch some z’s
•Couch potato
•Drive a lemon
•A drop in the bucket
•Eat Crow
•Hit the hay
•Holy cow
•Tie the knot
•Kill two birds with one stone
•Two peas in a pod

It also contains a worksheet on pg 78 which asks the student to:

  • Write down the idiom
  • Write down the definition
  • Write down a sentence with the idiom
  • Do an optional drawing

Each of Sharon’s idioms has its own poster with a picture illustrating the literal meaning of the idiom, the actual definition, and sentences using the idiom.  What’s really cool about this activity is after the students do enough idioms you can combine each student’s pages into a book at the end of the year. You can find this cool activity in Sharon’s TPT store or you can enter my one day giveaway for a chance to win your own copy.

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14 Responses to “Birthday Extravaganza Day Thirty: Idiom of the Week”

  1. Alison Lewis Weigand October 30, 2013 at 9:16 am #

    My population, deaf and hard of hearing, have alot of difficulty in this area. I would be able to use with my upper elem, MS, and HS kids.

  2. Valerie Morgan October 30, 2013 at 9:57 am #

    I’m always looking for good idiom activities. I have lots of upper elementary and middle school students with goals in this area.

  3. Becky Houston October 30, 2013 at 9:58 am #

    I am always needing a different way or activity to use with my patients.

  4. carol October 30, 2013 at 11:39 am #

    I work with ASD kids at the elementary and h.s. levels and cover idioms each year. The posters with the literal meaning, definition and example sentences would be great. I don’t have any done in that format and, it seems to me that this would be a great way to be able to present them, one at a time throughout the year, rather than a once per year unit. With so many other skills to teach, this would certainly be easy to use, without skimping!

  5. [email protected] October 30, 2013 at 12:02 pm #

    This is a very needed area! The bundle looks excellent. I sure could put it to good use…Thank you!

  6. Beth Voegeli October 30, 2013 at 12:53 pm #

    I am always looking for new materials that work on idioms. This looks like a wonderful packet that you have put together!!! Thank you.

  7. [email protected] October 30, 2013 at 6:17 pm #

    This would be great for my high school and middle school students.

  8. Samantha Vaillancourt October 30, 2013 at 6:43 pm #

    This would be great with my upper elementary students. Many of them have trouble with any type of figurative language!!

  9. [email protected] October 30, 2013 at 7:25 pm #

    Would love to have this product! Many kids on my caseload would benefit greatly from this! Thanks for sharing & the giveaway opportunity! 🙂

  10. Rachel Shelton October 30, 2013 at 8:06 pm #

    This looks like a great product! I’m working with English language learners, and I’d love to have some idiom activities! Thanks for putting this together!

  11. [email protected] October 30, 2013 at 8:22 pm #

    This would be perfect for my 6th and 7th graders who are working on figurative language!

  12. Rhonda Weddle Ryder October 30, 2013 at 8:51 pm #

    I love figurative language, and this would be great for my 5th grader with high-functioning autism!

  13. Lindsay Anne Miller October 30, 2013 at 9:18 pm #

    This would be a wonderful activity to teach more idioms/figurative language with my ASD kiddos.

  14. Christie Russell October 30, 2013 at 10:05 pm #

    I have so many High Schoolers working on figurative language! This would be perfect for them!

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