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SuccessMaker® Reading Comprehension

For Students 4th Standards
A collection of reading passages is packed with various skills to enhance fourth graders reading comprehension. From distinguishing between fact and opinion to describing character's feelings and recognizing elements of plot, the...
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Word Analysis

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Word analysis is the focus of eight activities created to boost vocabulary skills. Through learning games and practice pages, scholars identify word relationships, discover new words to replace commonly used words, categorize words,...
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Intermediate Level Thanksgiving ESL Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Cranberries, cornucopias, and pumpkin pies, oh my! Thanksgiving holiday worksheets, designed for middle and high school English language learners, are a fun treat for all.
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Idioms

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
This idiom worksheet will give your reluctant grammarians a change of heart about figurative language. Scholars read 15 sentences and then write the meaning of the idiom and the sentence in the space provided.
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Idioms

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
If figurative language makes your kids feel blue or under the weather, use an activity focused on idioms to help them feel on top of the world. Kids complete a chart with seven idiomatic phrases, adding the meaning of each along with an...
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Idiom Dictionary

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Examining idioms is a peace of cake when using this graphic organizer! Here, grammarians identify an idiom and use it in a sentence. Then they investigate its literal meaning versus its figurative meaning, and accompany each one with a...
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Proverbs and Adages: What’s the Meaning?

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Your kids have probably heard these idioms before, but do they know what they mean? Help them learn that haste makes waste, an ill wind blows no good, and that ignorance is bliss with a list of popular expressions.
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Proverbs and Adages: What Do They Mean?

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but feel free to find the silver lining in a worksheet about common proverbs and adages. Learners read six popular adages and write their literal definitions on the lines provided.
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Finish the Proverbs and Adages

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
How many common idioms do you know? Test your knowledge with a set of ten phrases to complete. The idioms range in difficulty level, making it a good challenge for even advanced readers.
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Animal Proverbs and Adages

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What will play when the cat's away? Practice figurative language with a list of proverbs about animals. Kids use the word bank at the top of the page to fill in the blanks based on their knowledge of common phrases.
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Proverbs and Adages Match

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
The grass may be greener on the other side, but a worksheet about proverbs and adages is sure to help readers of all levels master figurative language. Kids match the idioms in the first column to their literal meanings in the second...
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Pirate Dictionary

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Shiver me timbers, this here resource is a great way to teach young landlubbers to speak the language of the briny deep. Including over 30 different words and phrases, complete with definitions and guide words, this dictionary will have...
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“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Language

For Teachers 4th Standards
Lead your class through the Common Core standards for language with a checklist made up of "I Can" statements. The standards have been simplified slightly to help forth graders better understand the content, but you will most likely need...
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Elements of Style: Literary Devices

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How does an author develop his or her personal writing style? This presentation starts by looking at E.E. Cummings and some of his most notable works. As an author with a lot of style, he's the perfect example! Then, terms such as...
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Irony in "The Gift of the Magi"

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Use O. Henry's ubiquitous tale of love and poverty to explore irony. After reading the story, middle schoolers identify examples of all three kinds of irony in the story. With partners, they brainstorm original examples of irony. Then...
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Idioms

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Use this podcast lesson to familiarize scholars with the characteristics, history, and cultural implications of idioms. As part of the Walking Classroom curriculum, kids listen to a 12-minute podcast as they walk around campus. If you...
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Ye Olde English Sayings

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Discover the historical roots of modern English with your young learners, and then discover the meaning of many old English sayings. What a great chance to explore the history behind many of the words and phrases we use today!
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Metaphor & Simile in Song

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
After studying metaphors in written text, transfer your learners' knowledge to song! Have each learner bring in a song that uses metaphors and/or similes, and play these examples for the class. Can the other learners identify the...
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Spot the Synecdoche

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Synecdoches (sih-NEHK-duh-keez) are words for individual parts that refer to the whole, such as lend me your ears and too many mouths to feed. Learners identify the synecdoches in seven example sentences and explain their meanings.
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The Daily Idiom

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
What is an idiom? Learners identify and read common idioms. They discuss what idioms are, and are given a black line master embedded in the plan that has 100 common idioms. Next, they complete "The Daily Idiom" worksheet, which is...
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Idioms

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
It's just a figure of speech, but this app is, in a nutshell, bursting at the seams with idioms. In just two shakes of a lamb's tail, learners can study, search for, and test their knowledge of the included expressions.
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Figurative Language: Farenheit 451

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Readers analyze figurative language in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 with four text examples from part two. They identify each example as simile, metaphor, or personification, and analyze the comparison that was made. Resource includes...
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Mighty Earth Movers

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Note that although the publisher lists almost all of the Common Core standards for both math and language arts, you will most likely want to take the general topic and choose which area to focus on. Regarding math, pupils measure worms...