Figurative Language: Teaching Idioms

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In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students explore figurative language with a focus on the literal versus the metaphorical translations of idioms. Through read-alouds, teacher modeling, and student-centered activities presented in the classroom, students further develop their understanding of figurative language.

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    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Vocabulary & Spelling, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts

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