Defining Idioms Worksheet

Defining Idioms Worksheet

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Using Defining Idioms Worksheet, students write them into the correct blanks to complete the sentences to use common idioms.

Idioms are commonly used in books that your students read. This worksheet teaches students how to figure out the meaning of figurative language and word relationships while reading.

Students think about what the sentence is trying to communicate. Then, they use the word bank to fill in the correct idiom to complete the sentence.


Other resources to use with this Defining Idioms Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about figurative language.

Use this Common Core Idiom Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by sharing well-known idioms with your students. Ask students to help you figure out what the sentence means. Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. As students work, circulate around the classroom to listen to student discussions' about figurative language. After the worksheet, share students discussions that you heard to promote figurative language skills. Finally, students can illustrate the idioms on the worksheet.

Be sure to check out more Idiom Worksheets.

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