Include Idiom Costumes in Fall Party

Include Idiom Costumes in Fall Party

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Include Idiom Costumes in Fall Party

Party-On with Idiom Costumes

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Teach Parody with Picture Books

Teach Parody with Picture Books

Picture books provide a perfect way to introduce complex concepts such as parodies. (A parody is more than a patterned imitation. It includes humor, sarcasm, or satire. Understanding parody requires the reader to think comparatively and to make text-to-text...
Teach Primary Students Figurative Language

Teach Primary Students Figurative Language

Primary teachers need to build an early understanding of figurative language for the youngest readers and writers. Here are strategies and resources to support your instruction: ONOMATOPOEIA includes words that mimic sounds. These include animal sounds (roar, moo,...
Find Figurative Language in Popular Song Lyrics

Find Figurative Language in Popular Song Lyrics

Poetry is a perfect vehicle for introducing figurative language to students. However, this type of writing may not be appreciated by all of your students. So consider an alternative…Popular song lyrics can act as a motivating medium. Songs are simply poetry set...