Drawing Idioms

Don't cry over spilled lesson plans! A straightforward language arts activity prompts learners to draw both literal and figurative representations of common idioms. You'll have a whale of a time!

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Bring the lesson into a unit on figurative language or before starting a book that includes idioms
  • Display finished drawings in the classroom or hallway
Classroom Considerations

  • Frontload some of the more common idioms before starting the lesson

  • Provides differentiation options for English learners, who may have a harder time understanding English idioms
  • Aligned to Common Core standards

  • None
Common Core