Here is a great freebie to help you meet the following new Common Core standards in your literacy classes.
CCSS RL4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
CCSS L5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
- a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in contex.
Use this in a literacy center, in a response journal, or by itself after a lesson on idioms.