Detective Dave: Proverbs & Adages (Receptive Level)

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by Speakeasy Speech Pathology

Price: 100 points or $1 USD

Subjects: speech,keyIdeasInferences,figurativeLanguage,cognitionProblemSolving,expressiveLanguage,pragmatics,receptiveLanguage

Grades: 2,3,4,5

Description: Detective Dave needs your help! He's trying to solve clues about a suspect's location, but he can't figure out what their strange proverbs mean! Can you help him figure out what their proverbs mean? Detective Dan plunges students into the exciting world of proverbs and figurative language. There are 20 statement cards with pictures that students must look at and then infer the correct answer. There are also two levels of difficulty for increased replayability. Kids will quickly learn the ins and outs of proverbs and figurative language using Detective Dave! Proverbs: -Raining cats and dogs, -Hit the hay, -Let the cat out of the bag -An apple a day keeps the doctor away -Actions speak louder than words -A stitch in time saves nine -Don’t count your chickens before they hatch -Better to be safe than sorry -Don’t put all your eggs in one basket -Every cloud has a silver lining -The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence -Its no use crying over spilt milk -Learn to walk before you can run -Look before you leap -Many hands make light work -People in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones -Practice makes perfect -Strike while the iron is hot -Two wrongs don’t make a right -You can’t make an omelette without breaking a few eggs