Unlocking the World of Idioms

Unlocking the World of Idioms
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ELA6th Grade

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Unlocking the World of Idioms

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to identify and understand common idioms in the English language.

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What are Idioms?
Idioms are expressions that have a figurative meaning different from their literal meaning.

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Literal vs. Figurative
Literal meaning refers to the actual words used, while figurative meaning is the implied or understood meaning.

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Context is Key
Idioms often depend on the context in which they are used to understand their intended meaning.

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Common Idioms
Explore common idioms such as 'break a leg' or 'piece of cake' and their figurative meanings.

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Idiom Challenge
Turn to a partner and try to think of some idioms that you've heard before. 

After, try to figure out what the expression means.

You will share one with the class after the discussion.

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