Figurative Language Idioms in Context Lesson + Practice

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by Stacy Crouse

Price: 450 points or $4.5 USD

Subjects: speech,expressiveLanguage,receptiveLanguage

Grades: 5,6,7,8,9

Description: Sentence context is key for teaching students how to identify the meaning of figurative language. This BOOM CARDS™ activity helps students understand what idioms are, then provides 40 cards to practice the skill! Since it's not practical to teach all figurative language expressions, we must teach students the strategy of utilizing context clues to determine the meaning of idioms. These digital task cards include a mini-lesson with a definition and example of idioms, plus tons of practice with figurative language in context. Here's what you'll get inside the Boom Cards™ deck: - A MINI-LESSON including a definition and example of "idiom" - 40 CARDS OF PRACTICE, each with an idiom used in the context of 1-3 sentences. Four multiple choice answers for the meaning are included. This activity will allow you to teach and target idioms in one seamless activity! No more teaching isolated figurative language expressions. This resource will guide you in teaching your students how to apply context clues in situations in and outside of the therapy room or classroom! Use this activity to: - Probe figurative language abilities - Practice identifying the meaning of idioms - Monitor progress on figurative language goals - Assign to your students for homework