Idiom of the Week Pocket Chart
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The mysteries of idioms become child’s play when you explore a new idiom as a class each week. Engaging illustrated cards tickle funny bones while they tackle the difference between literal and figurative language. A lighthearted way to enrich vocabulary and improve comprehension for all students. Includes three grommets for easy hanging on wall or bulletin board, 20 double-sided cards (11" x 12") featuring full-color illustrations, two clear vinyl pockets, and an activity guide all on a 13" x 28" nylon chart. Reverse-side storage pocket holds all components.
CCSS Product Alignment
ELA Grade 3
L.3.5a Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
ELA Grade 4
L.4.5a Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
L.4.5b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
L.4.5c Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
ELA Grade 5
L.5.5a Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
L.5.5b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
L.5.5c Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.